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bran

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noun \ˈbran\

Simple Definition of bran

  • : the outer coat of the seed of a grain

Full Definition of bran

  1. :  the edible broken seed coats of cereal grain separated from the flour or meal by sifting or bolting

Examples of bran

  1. The doctor told me to eat more bran because it is a good source of fiber.



Origin of bran

Middle English, from Anglo-French bren, bran


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with bran


BRAN Defined for Kids

bran

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noun \ˈbran\

Definition of bran

  1. :  the broken coat of the seed of cereal grain separated (as by sifting) from the flour or meal




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bran

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noun \ˈbran\

Medical Definition of bran

  1. :  the edible broken seed coats of cereal grain separated from the flour or meal by sifting or bolting




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