Groats or grits are the whole kernel from which the husk is removed.
The kernel is sound enough though the husk is a poor thing.
Rice in the husk is known as " paddy."
The leaves and husk of the fruit are resinous and astringent, and are sometimes used medicinally as well as for dyeing purposes.
The Garton artificial fertilization experiments have shown endless deviations from the ordinary type, ranging from minute seeds with a closely adhering husk to big berries almost as large as sloes and about as worthless.
The last two, on account of their elongated husk, have been distinguished as a species, under the name Corylus tubulosa.
The chief items were cotton piece-goods, rice not in the husk, sugar, grain and pulse, salt, iron and steel, tobacco, cotton twist and yarn, and brass and copper.
Abbott [Christianity supernatural and divine, but not miraculous], Through Nature to Christ (1877), The Kernel and the Husk (1886), The Spirit on the Waters (1897), &c., or A.
The berries are dried in the sun and sent down to Hodeda or Aden, where they are subjected to a process for separating the husk from the bean; the result is about 50% of cleaned berries, bun safe, which is exported, and a residue of husk or kishr, from which the Yemenis make their favourite beverage.
On cutting across a grain of rice and examining it under the microscope, first the flattened and dried cells of the husk are seen, and then one or two layers of cells elongated in a direction parallel to the length of the seed, which contain the gluten or nitrogenous matter.
The large canoes in which they formerly made long voyages are no longer built, but various kinds of smaller canoes are made, from the commonest, which is simply a hollowed-out tree cut into form, to the finely shaped one built upon a keel, the joints of the various pieces being nicely fitted, and the whole stitched together with cord made from the husk of coconuts.
More weighty contributions are the anonymous theological discussion The Kernel and the Husk (1886), Philomythus (1891), his book on Cardinal Newman as an Anglican (1892), and his article "The Gospels" in the ninth edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, embodying a critical view which caused considerable stir in the English theological world; he also wrote St Thomas of Canterbury, his Death and Miracles (1898), Johannine V ocabulary (1905), Johannine Grammar (1906).
Their different forms include the Cosford, which are thin-shelled and oblong; the Downton, or large square nut, having a lancinated husk; the white or Wrotham Park filbert; and the red hazel or filbert, the kernel of which has a red pellicle.
The fruit is a kind of drupe, the fleshy husk of which is the dilated receptacular tube, while the two-valved stone represents the two carpels.
Tobacco and vegetables are also produced in some quantity, and maize is grown largely for the sake of the husk, which is used for native cheroot-wrappers, under the name of yawpet.
In the variety C. purpurea, the leaves, as also the pellicle of the kernel and the husk of the nut, are purple, and in C. heterophylla they are thickly clothed with hairs.
Thus he describes the body (which, after Epicurus, he calls the flesh) as a mere husk or fetter or prison of the soul; with its departure begins the soul's true life.
In preparing the rice for use it is pounded in a wooden mortar to remove the husk, this work being almost always done by the women.
One chief means employed by nature in accomplishing this object is the investment of those parts of the organism liable to be attacked with an armour-like covering of epidermis, periderm, bark, &c. The grape is proof against the inroads of the yeastplant so long as the husk is intact, but on the husk being injured the yeast-plant finds its way into the interior and sets up vinous fermentation of its sugar.
resembling leaf-buds, and have protruding crimson stigmas; the minute inner bracts, by their enlargement, form the palmately lobed and cut involucre or husk of the nut.
Within these are six stamens, a hairy ovary surmounted by two feathery styles which ripens into the fruit (grain), and which is invested by the husk formed by the persistent glume and pale.
The chief items were tea, rice in the husk, oil-seeds, tea-seed, timber, coal and jute.
Wheat begins to grow at a temperature of 5° C. (41 ° F.); and, when the aggregate temperature, as represented by the sum of the daily means, has mounted up to 185° F., the germ begins to escape from the husk, if the seed be _tot deeply buried; but if it is deeply buried, an amount of heat is required greater in proportion to the depth.
when mature) enclosed in a husk or cupule, which completely enveloped it when young, but was ultimately open (figs.
In such propositions historical Christianity is stripped off as a mere husk.
The oat grain (excepting the naked oat), like that of barley, is closely invested by the husk.
About one-sixth of this weight is pure cocoon, and of that one-half is obtainable as reeled silk, the remainder consisting of surface floss or blaze and of hard gummy husk.
tunicata) is characterized by having each kernel enclosed in a husk.
But, in the last weeks, the object will actually appear more like a husk caught in the web of its steel cradle.
But the rough husk was not ill to pierce, and only added gusto to the kernel.
Brown, however, is concerned above all with surface, with the containing husk or shell.
Mung dal is yellow split beans made by splitting green mung beans and discarding the green husk.
The roots burn swiftly as does the dried husk of the man.
Later she looks like an empty husk, her energy spent, her tale told.
The penis, a mere husk, was cut loose the instant the blade's edge slid across it.
Taken in a drink format, it contains the natural ingredient, ispaghula husk.
Fold husks back around corn; tie at top with string or strip of corn husk.
nutlet contained in flat, bladder-like husk.
shriveled husk of a man was standing in the center archway, watching her.
Wheat begins to grow at a temperature of 5Ã‚° C. (41 Ã‚° F.); and, when the aggregate temperature, as represented by the sum of the daily means, has mounted up to 185Ã‚° F., the germ begins to escape from the husk, if the seed be _tot deeply buried; but if it is deeply buried, an amount of heat is required greater in proportion to the depth.
A shriveled husk of a man was standing in the center archway, watching her.
For this reason, including a proper amount of flaxseed or psyllium husk in your cat's food recipes may help safely regulate your pet's elimination.
Spelt has a very tough husk that offers some benefits.
The husk makes the grain more difficult to process than common wheat, but it offers more protection to the grain.
When a coconut is left on the tree rather than harvested, the outer green husk eventually turns brown, and the coconut falls from the tree.
There it matures and over time a green shoot will appear through the shell and husk.
The outside consists of a thick, fibrous husk that surrounds a nut with a brittle hairy shell.
The husk fiber can be used for making rope and mats.
You'll know it is ripe by the color of its husk, the green leaves surrounding the corn itself.
The husk should be bright green and silky, almost moist.
Arguably the best way to make corn on the cob is to grill it in the husk.
In all of the two dozen or so variations of this top selling fiber supplement, the core ingredient is psyllium husk.
Most soluble fiber supplements are made of psyllium seed husk.
Parboiled rice has been partially cooked with the husk intact.
Then suddenly one day, a brilliant butterfly emerges from this dreary brown husk to lead a new life unfettered by the bonds of earth.
It is the husk of the Plantago ovata plant.
Psyillium husk is found in many fiber preparations like Citrucil.
If the bean is properly roasted the husk will slip off and the bean will have a lovely roasted flavor and not taste burned.
To achieve this you need to crack the bean and then blow the husk away.
The grinder also removes more of the husk and refines the cocoa beans into chocolate.
If you have a good source of corn husks, either saved during the summer, supplied by a local farmer, or the local craft store, you can make corn husk dolls.
Place the raffia bundle between 4 pieces of corn husk (two on each side).
Take one of your pipe cleaners and roll some corn husk around it.
Take three pieces of husk and roll them (individually) and then braid them together to create a leg.
If you are making a boy doll wrap a bit of husk around each leg.
To complete the doll, wrap a couple of pieces of corn husk over the shoulders of the doll and secure them with a piece of raffia.
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