from The Century Dictionary.
- noun With a slight qualification; with some allowance; not as literally true: as, to accept a statement cum grano salis.
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- adverb idiomatic With a
grain of salt; with a bit of common sense and skepticism.
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From Latin, see cum + grano + salis.
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