Definition of bran in English:

Share this entry

bran

Pronunciation: /bran/

noun

[mass noun]
Pieces of grain husk separated from flour after milling: [with modifier]: oat bran [as modifier]: our regular morning bran cereal
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with bran

Aberfan, Adrianne, an, Anne, artisan, astrakhan, ban, began, Belmopan, bipartisan, can, Cannes, Cézanne, Cheyenne, clan, courtesan, cran, dan, Dayan, Diane, divan, élan, Elan, fan, flan, foreran, Fran, Friedan, Gell-Mann, gran, Han, Hunan, Ivan, Jan, Japan, Jinan, Joanne, Kazan, Klan, Kordofan, Lacan, Lausanne, Leanne, Limousin, Louvain, man, Mann, Marianne, Milan, Moran, nan, Oran, outran, outspan, Pan, panne, parmesan, partisan, pavane, pecan, Pétain, plan, Pusan, ran, rataplan, rattan, Rosanne, Sagan, Saipan, saran, scan, scran, sedan, span, spick-and-span, Spokane, Suzanne, Tainan, tan, than, tisane, trepan, van, vin, Wuhan, Xian, Yerevan, Yunnan, Zhongshan
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.