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Synonyms for husk

Synonyms for husk

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds

remove the husks from

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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.
The whole thing is wrapped in a corn husk or banana leaf, and then steamed.
NOTES: Dried corn husks are available in some well-stocked supermarkets and in Mexican markets.
However, even that tissue was an improvement over the newspapers, Sears catalog pages, and corn husks used by families before the invention of toilet paper.
She likes pizza, but also enjoys traditional Mexican foods such as tamales--pork or chicken rolled in corn meal and steamed in corn husks.
It said many North Koreans still supplement up to 40% of their daily food with "substitute foods" such as indigestible grasses and corn husks, and tuberculosis (TB) afflicts 40,000 new victims every year in the country.
Gredley believes the foal-by champion sire Sadler's Wells and valued in the region of pounds 200,000-may have been poisoned by eating corn husks treated with insecticide from a nearby field.
For this recipe I use dried corn husks and canned sweetcorn, but you can always buy whole corn on the cob, save the husks and cook the corn yourself.
He buried his head in a sackful of corn husks and ruminated with placid delight--which is only natural because Mr.
Seeds, stones, bark, twigs, feathers, leaves, bones, moss, berries, flowers, fungi, pine cones, shells, reeds, spider webs, corn husks, native clay, grasses, sand, vines, and nuts are just some of the many natural materials available.
A veterinarian reminded everybody that while donkeys can digest grass, corn husks, and even sagebrush, pizza crust isn't right for them.
The catalogue supposes that "the way in which Rosalie sits, holding a pillow, suggests that she may be tired, perhaps already ill," but refrains from connecting her dissolution to Sunny Crawford yon Bulow's own state, which with her remote but legendary taste still governs the acquisitions made in her name of the mostly 18th-century drawings of luxurious vacated estates and gentle, wearied ladies of leisure, studies of seashells, corn husks, and ruins.
6 medium sized snooks or black sea bass (1-1 1/2 pounds each) Juice of 1 lemon 6 big corn husks or 12 small ones 6 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoon broth 1 bunch coriander
Dolls have been made out of wood, was, papier mache, china, bisque, corn husks, straw, and braided flax.
An entirely new line of artificial flowers made from corn husks was created.