Definition of bran in English:


Syllabification: bran
Pronunciation: /bran


  • Pieces of grain husk separated from flour after milling.
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    • If they contain a carbohydrate, it's usually oat bran, wheat bran or inulin.
    • Whole-wheat flour, wheat bran, nuts and many vegetables are good sources of insoluble fiber.
    • Foods that contain insoluble fibers are wheat bran, whole grain products and vegetables.


Middle English: from Old French, of unknown origin.

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