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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 ?
Levin waved his hand angrily, went into the granary to glance at the oats, and then to the stable.
This letter asked Ursula to meet Kenneth in the beechwood the next afternoon, and so she stole away there when suspicious father and watchful stepmother thought she was spinning in the granary loft.
The sun was really breaking out; the sound of the mill seemed cheerful again; the granary doors were open; and there was Yap, the queer white-and-brown terrier, with one ear turned back, trotting about and sniffing vaguely, as if he were in search of a companion.
There was a sort of granary there, loaded with things which the extravagant Frenchman had heaped up.
Shall I not rejoice also at the abundance of the weeds whose seeds are the granary of the birds?
The sound seemed to come from a place that might have been a granary.
In the pasture, fourteen sows with their seventy-five spring pigs rooted beside the sleek herd of steers fattening for market; the granary bulged with corn; two hundred bushels of seed wheat were ready for sowing; his machinery was in excellent condition; his four Percheron mares brought him, each, a fine mule colt once a year; and the well never went dry, even in August.
The mill originally dates back to 1352 and was extended in 1850, to provide a kiln on the north side and a granary and cart shed to the south side.
com)-- The Old Granary has been recently refurbished by Stuart Simpson and his wife Maria who live next door in the tranquil village of Barton-le-Willows just a stones throw from the magnificent Castle Howard, one of Britain's finest stately homes and gardens.
The last remaining property at Cruden Homes' The Granary in Kirkliston on the outskirts of Edinburgh, is a four-bedroom Speyside detached family home.
Dating back to about 1845 and formerly used as stables, The Granary has been remodelled.
The partially-reconstructed timber fort site, which dates back to the days of Boudicca, was granted PS50,000 from the Arts Council for the redevelopment of its old Granary building.