[gruh-noh-luh] /grəˈnoʊ lə/
a breakfast food consisting of rolled oats, brown sugar, nuts, dried fruit, etc., usually served with milk.
(US & Canadian) a mixture of rolled oats, brown sugar, nuts, fruit, etc, eaten with milk
1970, American English, probably from Italian grano “grain,” or from granular, with commercial suffix -ola. Earlier, with a capital G-, it was a proprietary name (reg. 1886 by W.K. Kellogg, in use into early 20c.) for a kind of breakfast cereal.
A person who is not stylish; for example, a woman who does not wear cosmetics •Shows a mocking attitude toward ”natural-looking” people and environmentalists (1980s+ Students)
: geeky granola-type Ely/ Fort Collins isn’t really into hard music. There’s a granola scene here
A person who is objectionably or prissily devoted to the 1960s values of environmental awareness, multiethnic tolerance, healthy ”natural” diet, usually vegetarian, precious antiquated tastes, etc; earth muffin: Stephanie turned into a granola when she started college. She won’t even eat at McDonald’s/ Elizabeth was far too granola for Jason, what with her herb garden and Celtic record collection
[late 1980s+ Students; fr a multigrain WK Kellogg breakfast cereal devised around 1886]
noun a health food eater, esp. one with an unconventional lifestyle Usage Note slang
[gran-uh-fahyuh r] /ˈgræn əˌfaɪər/ noun 1. a fine-grained or porphyritic granitic rock with a micrographic intergrowth of the minerals of the groundmass. /ˈɡrænəʊˌfaɪə/ noun 1. a fine-grained granitic rock in which irregular crystals of intergrown quartz and feldspar are embedded in a groundmass of these minerals granophyre (grān’ə-fīr’) A fine-grained igneous rock that has large […]
[grahn pah-rah-dee-zaw] /ˈgrɑn ˌpɑ rɑˈdi zɔ/ noun 1. the highest peak in the Graian Alps, in N Italy. 13,324 feet (4061 meters). /Italian ɡram paraˈdiːzo/ noun 1. a mountain in NW Italy, in NW Piedmont: the highest peak of the Graian Alps. Height: 4061 m (13 323 ft)
[grant, grahnt] /grænt, grɑnt/ verb (used with object) 1. to bestow or confer, especially by a formal act: to grant a charter. 2. to give or accord: to grant permission. 3. to agree or accede to: to grant a request. 4. to admit or concede; accept for the sake of argument: I grant that point. […]