Granular



[gran-yuh-ler] /ˈgræn yə lər/

adjective
1.
of the nature of ; grainy.
2.
composed of or bearing granules or .
3.
showing a granulated structure.
4.
highly detailed; having many small and distinct parts:
data analysis on a granular level.
/ˈɡrænjʊlə/
adjective
1.
of, like, containing, or resembling a granule or granules
2.
having a grainy or granulated surface
adj.

1794, from Late Latin granulum “granule,” diminutive of Latin granum “grain, seed” (see corn (n.1)) + -ar. Replaced granulous (late 14c.). Related: Granularity.

granular gran·u·lar (grān’yə-lər)
adj.

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