Kuskus


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Kus´kus


1.(Bot.) See Vetiver.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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One colleague posted: "No, it's not a cat litter tray, it's kuskus."
The Hahalis Patu Assembly (9) is precisely the sort of 'mimetic' institution examined in the World Bank report: it is an informal assembly with all the accoutrements of a formal institution, including a budget, agendas, minutes, and office holders including a treasurer, chairman, and kuskus (clerk).
In Morocco, it comes in various names: kusksi, kuskus, siksu and sikuk; in Algeria, it is called ta'am; in Tunisia kouski; in Sicily cususu; in Senegal keskes; and in Brazil, where the art of making couscous was introduced by West African slaves, it is made with cornmeal, fish or other meat, and called cuzcuz.
TWO OVERLAPPING MIAMI SEQUENCES 2-letter overlap M over M KALKASKA (Michigan, USA) 4-letter overlap (the maximum possible for M over M) M over M 6-letter tautonyms such as ATLATL, BERBER, CANCAN, DUMDUM, ENTENT, FURFUR, GANGAN (a cockatoo), HAWHAW, ILOILO, JAW JAW, KUSKUS, LOGLOG, MURMUR, NAGNAG, ONEONE, PAWPAW, QUAQUA, RAHRAH, SOUSOU, TARTAR, UNSUNS, VERVER, WAHWAH, XINXIN (China),YENYEN, ZIGZIG 4.
(22) Gosling's disdain for the Arabs, servants beneath him in status, is clear in the following passage: Gosling was in the act of receiving from the hands of a gliding Arab a fragrant dish of kuskus. Under his breath he hissed to the native: "You damned aborigine, you, can't you even 'old a dish steady?
Gesprache mit ihrer Mutter und ihrem Mann werden auf Arabisch gefuhrt: "Und so einen Nar Nar zum Beispiel, wie diesen hier", sagt Simon, "das kennen sic [die europaischen Juden] uberhaupt nicht, und richtigen Kuskus konnen sic auch nicht zubereiten, yon einer Dafina ganz zu schweigen, die wissen gar nicht, was das ist" (37).
Sharp-pointed rush (hereafter referred to by its local name koga) is mainly used in making large commercial flower arrangements, hand woven baskets, spikes for frying mussels, shish kebabs, and for drying a kind of pasta (kuskus) and tarhana, a preparation of yogurt and flour dried in the sun to make soup.
Such an idea of a channel between the human and ancestral worlds finds another expression in the understanding that the kwiem marsupial (Kuskus Abu-abu, Flannery 1990:118-9), said to be the ancestor Webnok's assistant, passes between the above ground and the world below through the roots of a tree that also provides the material for the main post of the Taro Mother House (cf.