bran

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noun \ˈbran\

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 in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of bran

Middle English, from Anglo-French bren, bran


First Known Use: 14th century


BRAN Defined for English Language Learners

bran

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noun \ˈbran\

Definition of bran for English Language Learners

  • : the outer coat of the seed of a grain


BRAN Defined for Kids

bran

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noun \ˈbran\

Definition of bran for Students

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


Medical Dictionary

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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