granary

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noun gra·na·ry \ˈgrā-nə-rē, ˈgra-\

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 and Etymology of granary

Latin granarium, from granum grain


First Known Use: 1570

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms


GRANARY Defined for English Language Learners

granary

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noun gra·na·ry \ˈgrā-nə-rē, ˈgra-\

Definition of granary for English Language Learners

  • : a building in which grain is stored


GRANARY Defined for Kids

granary

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noun gra·na·ry \ˈgrā-nə-rē, ˈgra-\

Definition of granary for Students

plural

granaries

  1. :  a building in which grain is stored



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