Hull vs Wheatberry - What's the difference?

hull | wheatberry |


As a verb hull

is .

As a noun wheatberry is

the entire wheat kernel (except for the hull), comprising the bran, germ, and endosperm, sometimes used in food.

hull

English

Etymology 1

(etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • The outer covering of a fruit or seed
  • Synonyms
    * (outer covering of fruit or seed ): husk, shell
    Derived terms
    * ahull * monohull * multihull * twinhull * tank hull * hull-down

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To remove the outer covering of a fruit or seed.
  • She sat on the back porch hulling peanuts.
    Synonyms
    * (to remove hull of a fruit or seed ): peel, husk, shell, shuck

    Etymology 2

    Origin uncertain; perhaps the same word as Etymology 1, above.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The body or frame of a vessel such as a ship or plane
  • * Dryden
  • Deep in their hulls our deadly bullets light.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete, intransitive, nautical) To drift; to be carried by the impetus of wind or water on the ship's hull alone, with sails furled
  • *, II.1:
  • *:We goe not, but we are carried: as things that flote, now gliding gently, now hulling violently, according as the water is, either stormy or calme.
  • To hit (a ship) in the hull with cannon fire etc.
  • ----

    wheatberry

    English

    Noun

    (wheatberries) (wikipedia wheatberry)
  • The entire wheat kernel (except for the hull), comprising the bran, germ, and endosperm, sometimes used in food.