grain

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Noun[change]

Singular
grain

Plural
grains

  1. A grain is a seed that people eat, such as wheat, rice, corn, etc.
    Most North Americans get their grains from bread and pasta.
  2. A grain is any very small piece of something, such as sand, salt, sugar, etc.
    One grain of salt is almost too small to see.