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chaff 1 (chăf)
1. Botany Thin dry bracts or scales, especially:
a. The dry bracts enclosing mature grains of wheat and some other cereal grasses, removed during threshing.
b. The scales or bracts borne on the receptacle among the small individual flowers of many plants in the composite family.
2. Finely cut straw or hay used as fodder.
3. Trivial or worthless matter: ignored the picky, unimportant criticisms that were just a lot of chaff. ...
chaff noun [ U ] uk /tʃɑːf/ us /tʃæf/
the outer layer that is separated from grains such as wheat before they are used as food
dried grass and stems when used to feed cattle