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(nou) a relatively small granular particle of a substance (nou) foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses (nou) the side of leather from which the hair has been removed (nou) a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat (nou) 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams (nou) 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams (nou) dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn (nou) a cereal grass (nou) the smallest possible unit of anything (nou) the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric (nou) the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)

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The Japanese confiscated the grain and rice and the population starved.

The best grain to parch is grain that is slightly under ripe.

Chaff is the scales that protect the grain, while bran is part of the grain.

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