Definition of granule in English:

granule

Syllabification: gran·ule
Pronunciation: /ˈgranyo͞ol
 
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noun

  • 1A small compact particle of a substance: coffee granules
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    grain, particle, fragment, bit, crumb, morsel, mote, speck

Origin

mid 17th century: from late Latin granulum, diminutive of Latin granum 'grain'.

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