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granary

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noun gra·na·ry \ˈgrā-nə-rē, ˈgra-\

Simple Definition of granary

  • : a building in which grain is stored

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of granary

plural granaries

  1. 1 a :  a storehouse for threshed grain b :  a region producing grain in abundance

  2. 2 :  a chief source or storehouse

Origin of granary

Latin granarium, from granum grain


First Known Use: 1570

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Rhymes with granary


GRANARY Defined for Kids

granary

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noun gra·na·ry \ˈgrā-nə-rē, ˈgra-\

Definition of granary for Students

plural gra·na·ries

  1. :  a building in which grain is stored





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