2 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Bran \Bran\, noun [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. (Zool.) The European carrion crow.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
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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