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grain

noun

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1 a very small piece
  • just give me a grain of information about what to expect on the program

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The first known use of grain was in the 14th century

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“Grain.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grain. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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