[grey-nuh m] /ˈgreɪ nəm/
noun, plural grana
[grey-nuh] /ˈgreɪ nə/ (Show IPA)
(in prescriptions) a grain.
Botany. one of the structural units of a chloroplast in vascular plants, consisting of layers of thylakoids.
Plural grana (grā’nə)
A stacked membranous structure within the chloroplasts of plants and green algae that contains the chlorophyll and is the site of the light reactions of photosynthesis. The saclike membranes that make up grana are known as thylakoids. See more at chloroplast.
[gran-vil] /ˈgræn vɪl/ noun 1. Earl of, . 2. a male given name. /ˈɡrænvɪl/ noun 1. 1st Earl, title of John Carteret. 1690–1763, British statesman: secretary of state (1742–44); a leading opponent of Walpole 2. 2nd Earl, title of Granville George Leveson-Gower. 1815–91, British Liberal politician: Gladstone’s foreign secretary (1870–74; 1880–85) and a supporter of […]
[gran-vil-bahr-ker] /ˈgræn vɪlˈbɑr kər/ noun 1. Harley, 1877–1946, English dramatist, actor, and critic. /ˈɡrænvɪlˈbɑːkə/ noun 1. Harley. 1877–1946, English dramatist, theatre director, and critic, noted particularly for his Prefaces to Shakespeare (1927–47)
[greyp] /greɪp/ noun 1. the edible, pulpy, smooth-skinned berry or fruit that grows in clusters on vines of the genus Vitis, and from which wine is made. 2. any vine bearing this fruit. 3. a dull, dark, purplish-red color. 4. grapes, (used with a singular verb) Veterinary Pathology. 5. . 6. the grape, . /ɡreɪp/ […]
noun 1. the plant family Vitaceae, characterized by woody climbing vines with tendrils, having alternate, simple or compound leaves, and bearing clusters of small flowers and berries, and including Boston ivy, grape, grape ivy, and Virginia creeper.