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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.]
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.]
adj, -nier or -niest
1. having the appearance or texture of bran
2. abounding in bran
adj. -ni•er, -ni•est.
of or like bran.