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[grey-nuh-ree, gran-uh-] /ˈgreɪ nə ri, ˈgræn ə-/

noun, plural granaries.
a storehouse or repository for grain, especially after it has been threshed or husked.
a region that produces great quantities of grain.
/ˈɡrænərɪ; US ˈɡreɪnərɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
a building or store room for storing threshed grain, farm feed, etc
a region that produces a large amount of grain
trademark (of bread, flour, etc) containing malted wheat grain

1560s, from Latin granaria “granary, store house for corn,” from granum “grain” (see corn (n.1)).


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