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Part of speech: Noun

Any very small hard seed or kernel; a single seed of corn; the fruit of certain grasses which furnish the chief food of man, as corn, wheat, rye, oats, etc., or the plants themselves; the smallest particle or amount; a unit of weight equal to 1/ 20 of a scruple or 1/ 24 penny weight; the arrangement of particles in a body; as, the grain of any kind of wood; texture.

Part of speech: Verb

To form into small particles; to paint in imitation of the grain of wood.

Part of speech: Noun


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