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dehusk Line breaks: de¦husk
Pronunciation: /diːˈhʌsk/

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Definition of dehusk in English:

verb

[with object]
Remove the husk or husks from (grain).
Example sentences
  • Mature dehusked Malayan Yellow Dwarf coconuts were obtained from the Coconut Industry Board, Jamaica.
  • Seeds were dehusked and surface sterilized.
  • Some of his skills include using his teeth to dehusk 60 coconuts in half an hour.

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