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Bran

 (brăn)
n. Mythology
A gigantic Celtic hero and ruler of Britain. After he was mortally wounded in battle, his head was buried in London, where it served as a protection against invaders.

[Welsh Brân, from brân, raven.]

bran

 (brăn)
n.
The outer layers of the grain of cereals such as wheat, removed during the process of milling and used as a source of dietary fiber.

[Middle English, from Old French, of Celtic origin.]

bran′ny adj.
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bran

(bræn)
n
1. (Plants) husks of cereal grain separated from the flour by sifting
2. (Cookery) food prepared from these husks
[C13: from Old French, probably of Gaulish origin]
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bran

(bræn)
n.
the partly ground husk of wheat or other grain, separated from flour meal by sifting.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French bran]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bran - broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by siftingbran - broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
bran - food prepared from the husks of cereal grains
chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, stubble, straw - material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
2.bran - food prepared from the husks of cereal grains
roughage, fiber - coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
bran - broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
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bran

noun
Related words
adjective furfuraceous
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Translations
otruby
klid
lese
mekinje
korpa
ふすま
왕겨
kli
รำข้าว
cám

bran

[bræn]
A. Nsalvado m
B. CPD bran tub N (Brit) → sorteo m de regalos
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bran

[ˈbræn] nson m
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bran

nKleie f
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bran

[bræn] ncrusca
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bran

نُخالَة otruby klid Kleie πίτουρο salvado lese son mekinje crusca ふすま 왕겨 zemelen kli otręby farelo отруби kli รำข้าว kepek cám
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bran

n. salvado, producto procesado del trigo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bran

n salvado
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All of the maize sorted as bad or mouldy portion collected from farmers' households and maize bran samples from small-scale mills as animal feed had contamination levels below the MTL for animal feeds of 20 pg/kg for aflatoxin and 5-100 mg/kg for fumonisin [21, 19] as indicated in Table 1.
We have energy feed ingredients like maize, wheat, barley, oats, rice, maize germ, maize bran, wheat pollard, rice bran, and triticale.
Both wheat bran (WB) and maize bran (MB) promoted good growth of Nile tilapia and can substitute each other, depending on whichever of the two is locally available.
At farm level, pig and poultry feed can be made by mixing 1:1, slurry to maize bran. For the communities that use dung to plaster houses, slurry is a better alternative due to its fully decomposed status that does not attract vermin and pests.
niloticus fed on rice bran have been attributed to the fact that rice bran is nutritionally inferior to wheat bran and maize bran. Rice bran may be mixed with hulls and broken rice resulting in high crude fibre content and low protein level content, which leads to poor feed efficiency and lower digestibility and utilization by the fish [18].
Some of the piglets developed diarrhoea but all kept eating until they died.He added that he had bought sow and weaner commercial feeds and mixed with pollard, maize bran and maize germ.
Comparative evaluation of maize bran, wheat bran and rice bran on milk production of Holstein Friesian cattle.
Studies show that, in intensive systems, including the study area, use of crop by-products such as maize bran and oil seeds as supplementary feeds is very high [20].