Translation of grano in English:
nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1 1.1 (de sal, azúcar) grain; (de trigo, arroz) grain; (de café) bean; (de mostaza) seed granos de pimienta peppercorns ir al grano [familiar/colloquial] to get (straight) to the point un grano no hace granero pero ayuda al compañero every little helps 1.2 (de arena) grain poner su granito de arena to do one's bit [familiar/colloquial] hemos contribuido con nuestro granito de arena we've done our bit 1.3 [Agricultura/Agriculture] (cereales) grain almacenar grano to store grain separar or apartar el grano de la paja to separate the wheat from the chaff
- 2 [Medicina/Medicine] spot, pimple (especialmente inglés norteamericano/especially American English)
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