[n] food prepared from the husks of cereal grains
[n] broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
\Bran\, n. [OE. bren, bran, OF. bren, F. bran, from Celtic; cf. Armor. brenn, Ir. bran, bran, chaff.]
1. The broken coat of the seed of wheat, rye, or other cereal grain, separated from the flour or meal by sifting or bolting; the coarse, chaffy part of ground grain.
2. (Zo["o]l.) The European carrion crow.