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bran


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bran  \Bran\,  n.  [OE.  bren,  bran,  OF  bren,  F.  bran,  from  Celtic; 
  cf  Armor.  brenn,  Ir  bran,  bran,  chaff.] 
  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.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  European  carrion  crow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bran 
  n  1:  broken  husks  of  the  seeds  of  cereal  grains  that  are 
  separated  from  the  flour  by  sifting 
  2:  food  prepared  from  the  husks  of  cereal  grains 




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