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v. t.1.To remove the husk from.
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The small minor workers do most of the foraging, whereas the larger major workers primarily dehusk seeds and defend the colony.
The equipment he used to own to help dehusk the coffee beans was destroyed during the genocide and his family now prepare the beans by hand.
In 1691, Peter Jacob Guerard registered the earliest patent for a "pendulum machine" to dehusk rice.
The Full Belly Project: The Full Belly project, based in North Carolina, offers a universal nut sheller that reduces the labor required to dehusk peanuts, coffee, shea, Neem and Jatropha.
And what about those nuts which not only take hours to dehusk, but may well break somebody's fillings or damage a root canal, resulting in a sudden and welcome dash to casualty?
The analysis of dehusked seeds is not the optimal solution for the plant breeder, because of the extra time needed to dehusk the achenes.