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husk

1
the external green or membranous covering of certain fruits and seeds

husk

2
bronchitis in cattle, sheep, and goats, usually caused by lungworm infestation

husk

[həsk]
(botany)
The outer coat of certain seeds, particularly if it is a dry, membranous structure.
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Besides wheat husk, corn cob, corn husk, maize stem, are other sources of power generation currently being used in the cement, paper and brick kiln industries.
A simple dish of Mexican origins consisting of a usually corn-based dough called masa filled with meat, cheese and/or other ingredients and wrapped in a corn husk, it has been an iconic treat in Greenville for a century or more, selling from eateries, kitchens and even street corners.
Here are pictures of herds of buffalo, mothers and children in beaded cradleboards, Indian boys and girls at play with corn husk dolls and bows and arrows, and whole tribes riding horses pulling travois laden with buffalo hide tens and camp supplies.
Guests can then experience a hot parrillada selection of chorizo sausage, grilled gambas and mini duck and corn husk empandas.
He's already won the Best Actor Golden Globe for Lincoln and it's an impressive turn, but as a piece of entertainment this is as dry as a corn husk. It may not approach the same Everest-like heights of tedium as DiCaprio's misstep, but it's surely the K2 of dullness.
mobilis were used simultaneously on guinea corn husk and millet husk respectively.
However, corn husks really take on a starring role in the craft arena, as they can be used for making exceptionally attractive corn husk dolls, can be woven into baskets and placemats, can be folded lengthwise to make flowers and bows, plus decorative harvest garlands and wreaths.
Masa harina (corn flour) elote (cooked or barbecued sweetcorn) huitlacoche (corn truffle a mushroom like fungus) as well as the corn husk used envelope-like in tamales-each plays a vital role in North and South Americas pre-eminent favorite most historic food type.
We have always loved the pork tamales, those little packages of masa harina (sun- or fire-dried corn kernels cooked in lime water, soaked overnight and ground into flour) blended with lard, wrapped around the meat and cooked in a corn husk. They are like little presents.
The products subject to recall were cartons of 10 individually wrapped 5-ounce tamales with the label reading, "Tortilla land Beef Tamales, Traditional Corn Husk Wrap, All Natural."
I also showed the students how individual kernels of corn can be created by lightly sketching a pencil grid inside of a corn husk and then forming the individual kernels inside each square of the grid.
The paper is handmade using natural fibres and colourants such as banana, plant fibre cotton, yucca flour, corn husk fibre, aloe, achiote, coffee and tea.