from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The removed cuticle of the rice grain. See rice-milling.
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A number of different materials are used, including natural beeswax and carnauba, candellila, and rice-bran waxes and vegetable oils, and such petrochemical by-products as paraffin, polyethylene waxes, and mineral oil.
As for the adopted husband, his position is both delicate and difficult, -- as an old Japanese proverb bears witness: Konuka san-go areba, mukoyoshi to naruna ( "While you have even three go* of rice-bran left, do not become a son-in-law").
"Home-made" mixture of boiled vegetables, rice-bran and broken rice may also be used for feeding.