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English definition of “fibre”

fibre

noun [U] (FOOD) UK (US fiber)     /ˈfaɪ.bər/ US  /-bɚ/
C1 a substance in certain foods, such as fruit, vegetables, and brown bread, that travels through the body as waste and helps the contents of the bowels to pass through the body easily: You should eat more dietary fibre to reduce the risk of bowel cancer.Food - general words
(Definition of fibre noun (FOOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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