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granular (adj.)

1790, from Late Latin granulum "granule, a little grain," diminutive of Latin granum "grain, seed" (from PIE root *gre-no- "grain") + -ar. Replaced granulous (late 14c.). Related: Granularity.

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Definitions of granular from WordNet

granular (adj.)
composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency;
granular sugar
Synonyms: farinaceous / coarse-grained / grainy / granulose / gritty / mealy
granular (adj.)
having a granular structure like that of chondrites;
Synonyms: chondritic
From wordnet.princeton.edu