A small compact particle of a substance: coffee granules
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- Here starch granules of a uniform size are mixed with encapsulated ink particles of a slightly smaller size.
- If you won't remember to feed them regularly, also add some granules of slow - release fertiliser.
- Microscopic granules of 18-carat gold and silk powder give it a translucent glow.
mid 17th century: from late Latin granulum, diminutive of Latin granum 'grain'.