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Grain vs. Peperino

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The main difference between Grain and Peperino is that the Grain is a small, hard, dry seed used as food; may be ground into flour and Peperino is a Italian tuff

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  • Grain (noun)

    The harvested seeds of various grass food crops eg: wheat, corn, barley.

    "We stored a thousand tons of grain for the winter."

  • Grain (noun)

    Similar seeds from any food crop, eg buckwheat, amaranth, quinoa.

  • Grain (noun)

    A single seed of grass food crops.

    "a grain of wheat"

    "grains of oat"

  • Grain (noun)

    The crops from which grain is harvested.

    "The fields were planted with grain."

  • Grain (noun)

    A linear texture of a material or surface.

    "Cut along the grain of the wood."

    "He doesn't like to shave against the grain."

  • Grain (noun)

    A single particle of a substance.

    "a grain of sand"

    "a grain of salt"

  • Grain (noun)

    A very small unit of weight, in England equal to 1/480 of an ounce troy, 0.0648 grams or, to be more exact, 64.79891 milligrams (0.002285714 avoirdupois ounce). A carat grain or pearl grain is 1/4 carat or 50 milligrams. The old French grain was 1/9216 livre or 53.11 milligrams, and in the mesures usuelles permitted from 1812 to 1839, with the livre redefined as 500 grams, it was 54.25 milligrams.

  • Grain (noun)

    A former unit of gold purity, also known as carat grain, equal to 4 "carat" (karat).

  • Grain (noun)

    A region within a material having a single crystal structure or direction.

  • Grain (noun)

    A reddish dye made from the coccus insect, or kermes; hence, a red color of any tint or hue, as crimson, scarlet, etc.; sometimes used by the poets as equivalent to Tyrian purple.

  • Grain (noun)

    The hair side of a piece of leather, or the marking on that side.

  • Grain (noun)

    The remains of grain, etc., after brewing or distillation; hence, any residuum. Also called draff.

  • Grain (noun)

    A rounded prominence on the back of a sepal, as in the common dock.

  • Grain (noun)

    Temper; natural disposition; inclination.

  • Grain (noun)

    Visual texture in processed photographic film due to the presence of small particles of a metallic silver, or dye clouds, developed from silver halide that have received enough photons.

  • Grain (noun)

    A branch of a tree; a stalk or stem of a plant.

  • Grain (noun)

    A tine, prong, or fork.

  • Grain (noun)

    One of the branches of a valley or river.

  • Grain (noun)

    An iron fish spear or harpoon, with a number of points half-barbed inwardly.

  • Grain (noun)

    A thin piece of metal, used in a mould to steady a core.

  • Grain (verb)

    To feed grain to.

  • Grain (verb)

    To make granular; to form into grains.

  • Grain (verb)

    To form grains, or to assume a granular form, as the result of crystallization; to granulate.

  • Grain (verb)

    To texture a surface in imitation of the grain of a substance such as wood.

  • Grain (verb)

    To remove the hair or fat from a skin.

  • Grain (verb)

    To soften leather.

  • Grain (verb)

    To yield fruit.

  • Peperino (noun)

    A light, porous volcanic rock composed of small grains of sand etc.

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