bran bran  /b ˈræn/


  1. (n) broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
  2. (n) food prepared from the husks of cereal grains


  1. Among the eight launched this year: oat-bran animal cookies for children.
  2. Ready-made cereals can be good fiber sources, but read labels to make sure they give you at least 4 g and preferably 5 g of bran per 1-oz.
  3. If, as General Foods expects, consumers decide bran flakes and raisins stay fresher and tastier in the new-style packaging, the company may put its other brands in plastic.


  • 'Tuck' by Stephen R. Lawhead

    Stephen R. Lawhead brings the tale of Rhi Bran and his merry men to a close in the last of the King Raven trilogy with Tuck . read more
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  1. "I've spoken to him a couple of times," Inge said. "That's funny, though. What did they call it, Bran Torino? That's funny."
    on Jul 9, 2009 By: Brandon Inge Source:

  2. "I try not to eat a nice breakfast," said Kraft, who works out at the Gillette Stadium weight room. "I have coffee and a bran muffin."
    on May 14, 2008 By: Robert Kraft Source: USA Today

  3. "I am very excited to be joining the Board of Directors of NutraCea," stated Clark. "NutraCea's proprietary means to stabilize rice bran offers a tremendous global opportunity on many fronts."
    on May 4, 2007 By: Wesley Clark Source: Financial News USA (press release)

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