See also: grao and graõ

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese grão, from Latin grānum, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm.

NounEdit

grão m (plural grãos)

  1. grain (harvested seeds of various grass-related food crops)
  2. grain (single particle of a substance)
  3. grain (unit of measure)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Portuguese gran, clipping of grande (great, big).

AdjectiveEdit

grão (feminine singular grã, masculine plural grãos, feminine plural grãs, comparable)

  1. (rare outside compounds) grand; great; grand-
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