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granary

[grey-nuh-ree, gran-uh-] /ˈgreɪ nə ri, ˈgræn ə-/
noun, plural granaries.
1.
a storehouse or repository for grain, especially after it has been threshed or husked.
2.
a region that produces great quantities of grain.
Origin of granary
1560-1570
1560-70; < Latin grānārium, equivalent to grān(um) grain + -ārium -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for granary

granary

/ˈɡrænərɪ; US ˈɡreɪnərɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
a building or store room for storing threshed grain, farm feed, etc
2.
a region that produces a large amount of grain
Word Origin
C16: from Latin grānārium, from grānumgrain

Granary

/ˈɡrænərɪ/
adjective
1.
trademark (of bread, flour, etc) containing malted wheat grain
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Word Origin and History for granary
n.

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

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