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gran·a·ry

 (grăn′ə-rē, grā′nə-)
n. pl. gran·a·ries
1. A building for storing threshed grain.
2. A region yielding much grain.

[Latin grānārium, from grānum, grain; see gr̥ə-no- in Indo-European roots.]

granary

(ˈɡrænərɪ; US ˈɡreɪnərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Agriculture) a building or store room for storing threshed grain, farm feed, etc
2. (Agriculture) a region that produces a large amount of grain
[C16: from Latin grānārium, from grānum grain]

Granary

(ˈɡrænərɪ)
adj
(Cookery) trademark (of bread, flour, etc) containing malted wheat grain

gra•na•ry

(ˈgreɪ nə ri, ˈgræn ə-)

n., pl. -ries.
1. a storehouse or repository for grain.
2. a region that produces great quantities of grain.
[1560–70; < Latin grānārium=grān(um) grain + -ārium -ary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granary - a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feedgranary - a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
crib - a bin or granary for storing grains
storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, store - a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks"
Translations
مَخْزَن الغلَّه، هُرْي
sýpka
kornmagasin
magtár
kornhlaîa
grūdų sandėlis
klētslabības noliktava
spichlerz
silotahıl ambarı
шпіхлір

granary

[ˈgrænərɪ]
A. Ngranero m
B. CPD granary loaf® Npan m con granos enteros

granary

[ˈgrænəri] ngrenier mgranary bread n (British)pain m aux céréales

granary

nKornkammer f (also fig), → Kornspeicher m

granary

[ˈgrænərɪ] ngranaio

granary

(ˈgrӕnəri) plural ˈgranaries noun
a storehouse for grain.
References in classic literature ?
From the windmill the ground sloped westward, down to the barns and granaries and pig-yards.
The deserted huts were, to her, all the better because they were deserted--she did not see the keen eyes watching her from a dozen points, from tumbling doorways, from behind tottering granaries.
Farmers were out to defend their cattle-sheds, granaries, and ripening root crops with arms in their hands.
I purchased cargoes of wheat from the granaries of Pennsylvania; they were landed at Albany and brought up the Mohawk in boats; from thence it was transported on pack-horses into the wilderness and distributed among my people.
You shall pay Planchet, and there will be enough, believe me, of corn left in my granaries for us two and Raoul.
The wicked bishop, you know, had ever so much corn stored in his granaries and would not let the starving people touch it, but when they prayed to him for food gathered them together in his barn, and then shutting the doors on them, set fire to the place and burned them all to death.
Then the corridors and chambers are filled with guards passing to and fro; slaves from the temples above come by hundreds to the granaries and storerooms.
The journey to Cairo, one hundred and thirty miles by rail, can be made in a few hours, and from which can be visited the site of ancient Memphis, Joseph's Granaries, and the Pyramids.
This latter task was becoming more and more difficult, for the blacks had taken to hiding their supply away at night in granaries and living huts.
of it will remain in my hands; because, with that gold, I will build granaries, castles, cities, and harbors; because I will create a marine, I will equip navies that shall waft the name of France to the most distant people; because I will create libraries and academies; because I will make France the first country in the world, and the wealthiest.
They declaimed about famine and pestilence as being scourges of God, while the scientists were building granaries and draining cities.
The house, together with the granaries, the stables, and workshops for the blacks, who had been taught various trades, formed a rude kind of quadrangle; in the centre of which a large pile of coffee was drying.