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bran

noun \ˈbran\

: the outer coat of the seed of a grain

Full Definition of BRAN

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

noun \ˈbran\

Definition of BRAN for Kids

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

bran

noun \ˈbran\

Medical Definition of BRAN

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

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