granel

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan granell (granary), from Spanish granel.

Noun[edit]

granel m (plural granéis)

  1. granary, barn
  2. bulk
    Essa loja venda produtos a granel.
    This shops sells products in bulk.
  3. (printing) galley
  4. (informal) disorder, confusion

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

granel m (plural graneles)

  1. (colloquial) bulk

Usage notes[edit]

This is almost exclusively in the phrase a granel (in bulk).