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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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He also showed how native materials such as abaca twine, corn husk paper from Cagayan de Oro Handmade Paper and bakong or spider lily plant from Cagayan region could be made into a transparent fabric.
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.
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.
These crops include maize, cassava and cassava products, wheat crops, waste straw, guinea corn husk, rice husk, millet husk, sawdust and sorghum plant.
99) appetizer was presented in its corn husk wrapping and the masa, or corn meal dough covering, was perfectly golden and crispy.
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.
The whole thing is wrapped in a corn husk or banana leaf, and then steamed.
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.