husk

husk(
huhsk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (botany)
a. la cáscara
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
If you don't remove the husk from the barley, it'll have more dietary fiber.Si no quitas la cáscara de la cebada, tendrás más fibra en tu dieta.
b. la cascarilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The farmers used the wheat husks to feed their livestock.Los granjeros usaban las cascarillas de trigo para alimentar su ganado.
c. el cascabillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We had to remove the husks from the wheat before we could grind it to make flour.Tuvimos que quitar los cascabillos del trigo antes de que pudiéramos molerlo para hacer harina.
d. la chala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of corn)
You can cook the pasteles in either banana leaves or corn husks.Puedes cocinar los pasteles o en hojas de plátano o en chalas de maíz.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (agriculture)
a. descascarillar
Before the wheat can be milled, it needs to be husked to extract the grain.Antes de poder moler el trigo, hay que descascarillarlo para extraer el grano.
b. quitar la chala a (corn)
Can you help me husk the corn before we roast it?¿Me puedes ayudar a quitarle la chala al maíz antes de que lo asemos?
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husk
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of seed)
a. la cáscara
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (grain)
a. pelar
husk [hʌsk]
noun
(gen) cascarilla (f); cáscara (f); cascabillo (m); (Agr)
transitive verb
quitar la cascarilla a; descascarillar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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