bran: Meaning and Definition of


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


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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