Meaning of bran

bran

Pronunciation: (bran), [key]
— n., v., branned, bran•ning.
—n.
  1. the partly ground husk of wheat or other grain, separated from flour meal by sifting.
—v.t.
  1. to soak or boil in bran water, as in the tanning of hides.

Bran

Pronunciation: (bran), [key]
— n.
  1. a king of Britain and the brother of Manawydan and Branwen: his head was buried at London as a magical defense against invasion. He was sometimes regarded as a sea god or Christian saint.
  2. a male given name, form of
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