Denoting desquamation of small husklike scales. [M.E. bran, broken coat of cereal grain]

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bran·ny (branґe) resembling bran; rough, scaly, dry.

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  • branny — ˈbranē, aan , ni adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: bran (I) + y : of, like, or containing bran the branny portions of cereal grains …   Useful english dictionary

  • branny — /bran ee/, adj., brannier, branniest. of, containing, or like bran. [1525 35; BRAN + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

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