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- v. to remove the hull (covering of a seed or fruit)
Many consumers decorticate (dehull) the grain before grinding it into various particle sizes for use in different products.
Post Production Research Reducing the labor to dehull and to grind grain is obviously a vital need.
Sesame seeds were soaked overnight and pounded in a mortar to dehull.
(Mature seeds are more difficult to dehull by this process, since the cotyledons swell and press firmly against the hull.)