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Husk (or hull) in botany is the outer shell or coating of a seed. [1]

31 relations: Barley, Bean, Biodegradation, Botany, Chaff, Compost, Cooking, Ecdysis, Exuviae, Fruit, Gum (botany), Horsebread, Kyrgyzstan, Legume, Maize, Mortar and pestle, Oat, Oil, Psyllium, Pumpkin seed, Rice huller, Rice hulls, Rice pounder, Seed, Sepal, Soybean, Strawberry, Temperature, Threshing, Vegetable, Winnowing.


Barley (Hordeum vulgare), a member of the grass family, is a major cereal grain grown in temperate climates globally.

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A bean is a seed of one of several genera of the flowering plant family Fabaceae, which are used for human or animal food.

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Biodegradation is the disintegration of materials by bacteria, fungi, or other biological means.

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Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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Chaff is the dry, scaly protective casings of the seeds of cereal grain, or similar fine, dry, scaly plant material such as scaly parts of flowers, or finely chopped straw.

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Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed in a process called composting.

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Cooking or cookery is the art, technology, science and craft of preparing food for consumption.

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Ecdysis is the moulting of the cuticle in many invertebrates of the clade Ecdysozoa.

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In biology, exuviae are the remains of an exoskeleton and related structures that are left after ecdysozoans (including insects, crustaceans and arachnids) have moulted.

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In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering.

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Gum (botany)

Gum is a sap or other resinous material associated with certain species of the plant kingdom.

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Horsebread was a type of bread sometimes consumed in medieval Europe.

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The Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyz Respublikasy; r; Қирғиз Республикаси.), or simply Kyrgyzstan, and also known as Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan; r), is a sovereign state in Central Asia.

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A legume is a plant or its fruit or seed in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae).

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Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.

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Mortar and pestle

A mortar and pestle is a kitchen implement used since ancient times to prepare ingredients or substances by crushing and grinding them into a fine paste or powder.

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The oat (Avena sativa), sometimes called the common oat, is a species of cereal grain grown for its seed, which is known by the same name (usually in the plural, unlike other cereals and pseudocereals).

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An oil is any nonpolar chemical substance that is a viscous liquid at ambient temperatures and is both hydrophobic (does not mix with water, literally "water fearing") and lipophilic (mixes with other oils, literally "fat loving").

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Psyllium, or ispaghula, is the common name used for several members of the plant genus Plantago whose seeds are used commercially for the production of mucilage.

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Pumpkin seed

A pumpkin seed, also known as a pepita (from the Mexican pepita de calabaza, "little seed of squash"), is the edible seed of a pumpkin or certain other cultivars of squash.

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Rice huller

A rice huller or rice husker is an agricultural machine used to automate the process of removing the chaff (the outer husks) of grains of rice.

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Rice hulls

Rice hulls (or rice husks) are the hard protecting coverings of grains of rice.

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Rice pounder

A rice pounder is an agricultural tool, a simple machine that is commonly used in Southeast Asia to dehull rice or to turn rice into rice flour.

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A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering.

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A sepal is a part of the flower of angiosperms (flowering plants).

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The soybean (Glycine max), or soya bean, is a species of legume native to East Asia, widely grown for its edible bean, which has numerous uses.

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The garden strawberry (or simply strawberry; Fragaria × ananassa) is a widely grown hybrid species of the genus Fragaria, collectively known as the strawberries.

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Temperature is a physical quantity expressing hot and cold.

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Threshing is the process of loosening the edible part of grain (or other crop) from the husks and straw to which it is attached.

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Vegetables are parts of plants that are consumed by humans as food as part of a meal.

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Wind winnowing is an agricultural method developed by ancient cultures for separating grain from chaff.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Husk

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