Associations to the word «Bran»


BRAN, noun. 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.
BRAN, noun. The European carrion crow.
BRAN TUB, noun. A tub filled with bran in which small gifts are buried as a lucky dip

Dictionary definition

BRAN, noun. Broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting.
BRAN, noun. Food prepared from the husks of cereal grains.

Wise words

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