Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

granum

play
noun gra·num \ˈgrā-nəm\

Definition of granum

plural gra·na play \-nə\

  1. :  one of the lamellar stacks of chlorophyll-containing thylakoids found in plant chloroplasts



Origin of granum

New Latin, from Latin, grain — more at corn


First Known Use: 1894

Rhymes with granum


Medical Dictionary

granum

play play
noun gra·num \ˈgrā-nəm, ˈgrä-nəm\

Medical Definition of granum

plural gra·na \-nə\play

  1. :  one of the lamellar stacks of chlorophyll-containing material in plant chloroplasts




Learn More about granum

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "granum" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "granum"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up granum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 11, 2016

the holder of an office

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

196.5 pounds 100 pounds 2.2 pounds 16.96 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ