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cum grano salis

Definitions

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  • 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.

Etymologies

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From Latin, see cum + grano + salis.

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