Latin cum grano salis, based on antidote to poison needing a grain of salt to work
used with ‘with a’
To “take something with a grain of salt” is to view a statement with a skeptical attitude. “She took the claim that he didn’t want to be president with a grain of salt.”
noun, Metallurgy. 1. any chemical added to a molten metal or alloy to check grain growth.
[greynz] /greɪnz/ noun, (often used with a singular verb) 1. an iron instrument with barbed prongs, for spearing or harpooning fish. [greyn] /greɪn/ noun 1. a small, hard seed, especially the seed of a food plant such as wheat, corn, rye, oats, rice, or millet. 2. the gathered seed of food plants, especially of cereal […]
noun 1. any of several varieties of sorghum, as durra or milo, having starchy seeds, grown for grain and forage.
[grey-nee] /ˈgreɪ ni/ adjective, grainier, grainiest. 1. resembling ; granular. 2. full of or . 3. having a natural or simulated , as wood, wallpaper, etc. 4. Photography. (of a negative or positive) having a granular appearance. /ˈɡreɪnɪ/ adjective grainier, grainiest 1. resembling, full of, or composed of grain; granular 2. resembling the grain of […]