Granger



[greyn-jer] /ˈgreɪn dʒər/

noun
1.
Northwestern U.S. a farmer.
2.
(initial capital letter) a member of the Granger Movement.
n.

“farm steward, man in charge of a grange,” late 12c., also as a surname, from Old French grangier, from grange (see grange).

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