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Meal vs. Bran

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Mealnoun

Food that is prepared and eaten, usually at a specific time, and usually in a comparatively large quantity (as opposed to a snack).

‘Breakfast is the morning meal, lunch is the noon meal, and dinner, or supper, is the evening meal.’;

Brannoun

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.

Mealnoun

Food served or eaten as a repast.

Brannoun

(ornithology) The European carrion crow.

Mealnoun

(obsolete) A time or an occasion.

Brannoun

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.

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Mealnoun

The coarse-ground edible part of various grains often used to feed animals; flour or a coarser blend than flour.

Brannoun

The European carrion crow.

Mealnoun

A speck or spot.

Brannoun

broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting

Mealnoun

A part; a fragment; a portion.

Brannoun

food prepared from the husks of cereal grains

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Mealverb

To yield or be plentiful in meal.

Bran

Bran, also known as miller's bran, is the hard outer layers of cereal grain. It consists of the combined aleurone and pericarp.

Mealverb

(transitive) To defile or taint.

Mealnoun

A part; a fragment; a portion.

Mealnoun

The portion of food taken at a particular time for the satisfaction of appetite; the quantity usually taken at one time with the purpose of satisfying hunger; a repast; the act or time of eating a meal; as, the traveler has not eaten a good meal for a week; there was silence during the meal.

‘What strange fishHath made his meal on thee?’;

Mealnoun

Grain (esp. maize, rye, or oats) that is coarsely ground and unbolted; also, a kind of flour made from beans, pease, etc.; sometimes, any flour, esp. if coarse.

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Mealnoun

Any substance that is coarsely pulverized like meal, but not granulated.

Mealverb

To sprinkle with, or as with, meal.

Mealverb

To pulverize; as, mealed powder.

Mealnoun

the food served and eaten at one time

Mealnoun

any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times

Mealnoun

coarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse

Meal

A meal is an eating occasion that takes place at a certain time and includes prepared food. The names used for specific meals in English vary, depending on the speaker's culture, the time of day, or the size of the meal.

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