Does "grana in grano," the Spanish term for the scarlet pigment, show the origin of the expression, "a rogue in grain."
Gloria vana florece, y no grana—Glory which is not real may flower, but will never fructify.
The celebrity of grana Uile has been the theme of bards for many years.
The farm or grange was so called a grana gerendo—the overseer whereof was called the prior of the grange.
However, grana succeeded in the object of her visit, and having made her peace with Elizabeth, returned to Ireland.
grana costs five or six cruzados per codo at Goa, and even seven and eight.
Numberless were the victims over whom grana rejoiced; one after the other had seen the light, and their death was the consequence.
Compare Statutes of the Realm, i. 206: Tria grana ordei sicca et rotunda faciunt pollicem.
grana, or Grace O'Malley, was the daughter of a chieftain of the same patronymic.
In general the consuming trade does not discriminate between Parmesan, grana and closely related forms.
Plural grana (grā'nə)
A stacked membranous structure within the chloroplasts of plants and green algae that contains the chlorophyll and is the site of the light reactions of photosynthesis. The saclike membranes that make up grana are known as thylakoids. See more at chloroplast.