Definition of long grain in English:

long grain

noun

  • The texture or structural composition of a material containing elongated constituent elements or having a longitudinal arrangement; especially the longitudinal grain of wood.

adjective

  • Of rice: having long grains.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Elyot (c1490–1546), humanist and diplomat. From long + grain.

Pronunciation

long grain

/ˈlɒŋ ˌɡreɪn/