Definition of Bran

1. Noun. Broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting.

Generic synonyms: Chaff, Husk, Shuck, Stalk, Straw, Stubble



2. Noun. Food prepared from the husks of cereal grains.
Generic synonyms: Fiber, Roughage

Definition of Bran

1. n. The broken coat of the seed of wheat, rye, or other cereal grain, separated from the flour or meal by sifting or bolting; the coarse, chaffy part of ground grain.

Definition of Bran

1. Noun. Outside layer of a grain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bran

1. to soak in water mixed with bran (the outer coat of cereals) [v BRANNED, BRANNING, BRANS]

Medical Definition of Bran

1. 1. The broken coat of the seed of wheat, rye, or other cereal grain, separated from the flour or meal by sifting or bolting; the coarse, chaffy part of ground grain. 2. The European carrion crow. Origin: OE. Bren, bran, OF. Bren, F. Bran, from Celtic; cf. Armor. Brenn, Ir. Bran, bran, chaff. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bran

bramble bush
bramble net
bramble nets
brambleberries
brambleberry
brambled
brambles
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brambliest
brambling
bramblings
brambly
brame
brames
brammallite
bran (current term)
bran-new
bran flake
bran muffin
brancard
brancards
branch
branch line
branch migration
branch of auriculotemporal nerve to tympanic membrane
branch of glossopharyngeal nerve to stylopharyngeus muscle
branch of government
branch of knowledge
branch off
branch office

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