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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 brown bread /-ˌbrɛd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bread n.
 1. An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading, and baking.
 Note:Raised bread is made with yeast, salt, and sometimes a little butter or lard, and is mixed with warm milk or water to form the dough, which, after kneading, is given time to rise before baking.
 Cream of tartar bread is raised by the action of an alkaline carbonate or bicarbonate (as saleratus or ammonium bicarbonate) and cream of tartar (acid tartrate of potassium) or some acid.
 Unleavened bread is usually mixed with water and salt only.
 Aërated bread. See under Aërated. Bread and butter (fig.), means of living.
 Brown bread, Indian bread, Graham bread, Rye and Indian bread. See Brown bread, under Brown.
 Bread tree. See Breadfruit.
 2. Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.
    Give us this day our daily bread.   --Matt. vi. 11

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brown a. [Compar. Browner superl. Brownest.]  Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow.
    Cheeks brown as the oak leaves.   --Longfellow.
 Brown Bess, the old regulation flintlock smoothbore musket, with bronzed barrel, formerly used in the British army.
 Brown bread (a) Dark colored bread; esp. a kind made of unbolted wheat flour, sometimes called in the United States Graham bread. “He would mouth with a beggar though she smelt brown bread and garlic.” --Shak. (b) Dark colored bread made of rye meal and Indian meal, or of wheat and rye or Indian; rye and Indian bread. [U.S.]
 Brown coal, wood coal. See Lignite.
 Brown hematite or Brown iron ore Min., the hydrous iron oxide, limonite, which has a brown streak. See Limonite.
 Brown holland. See under Holland.
 Brown paper, dark colored paper, esp. coarse wrapping paper, made of unbleached materials.
 Brown spar Min., a ferruginous variety of dolomite, in part identical with ankerite.
 Brown stone. See Brownstone.
 Brown stout, a strong kind of porter or malt liquor.
 Brown study, a state of mental abstraction or serious reverie.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 brown bread
      n 1: bread made with whole wheat flour [syn: dark bread, whole
           wheat bread, whole meal bread]
      2: dark steamed bread made of cornmeal wheat and flour with
         molasses and soda and milk or water [syn: Boston brown
         bread]