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Pronunciation: /gʀɛ̃/

Translation of grain in English:


  • 4le grain the grain à gros grain coarse grained


grain de beauté


avoir un grain

[fam], to be loony [fam]

mettre son grain de sel

[fam], to put one's oar in [fam]

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