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  1. A tiny grain, a small particle.
  2. (geology) A fragment of rock etc., larger than a sand grain and smaller than a pebble.
  3. (astronomy) a small mark in the photosphere of the sun caused by convection currents. See also Wikipedia:Granule (solar physics).
    Etymology: From the Latin granum, granulum, little grain.

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