bran

Part of speech: noun

The coarse outer coat of wheat, rye, and other cereals.

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Usage examples "bran":

  1. The cutworms eat this poisoned bran quite readily. - "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study", Ontario Ministry of Education.
  2. Turn them in the brine every day for a month, then drain them well, and rub them with bran. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  3. When sufficiently cool, the horse should have some hay given him, and then a feed of oats: if he refuse the latter, offer him a little wet bran, or a handful of oatmeal in tepid water. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.