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bran

noun [U] uk   us   /bræn/
the outer covering of grain that is separated when making white flour. Bran is added to other foods because it contains a lot of the fibre needed for a healthy body: wheat/oat bran Both these breakfast cereals have added bran.
Translations of “bran”
in Korean 겨…
in Arabic نُخالة…
in Malaysian bran…
in Italian crusca…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麩皮…
in Vietnamese não…
in Spanish Salvado…
in Portuguese farelo…
in Thai รำข้าว…
in Catalan segó…
in Japanese ふすま(小麦をひいて粉にする時に残る皮のくず)…
in Indonesian kulit gandum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 麸皮…
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