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1. Chiefly Upper Midwest A farmer.
2. Granger Chiefly Northeastern US A member of the Grange.


(Historical Terms) US a farmer


(ˈgreɪn dʒər)

1. Northwestern U.S. a farmer.
2. (cap.) a member of the Grange.
[1125–75; Old French grangier. See grange, -er2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granger - a person who operates a farmgranger - a person who operates a farm  
contadino - an Italian farmer
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
agriculturalist, agriculturist, cultivator, grower, raiser - someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
apiarist, apiculturist, beekeeper - a farmer who keeps bees for their honey
dairy farmer, dairyman - the owner or manager of a dairy
arboriculturist, tree farmer, forester - someone trained in forestry
plantation owner, planter - the owner or manager of a plantation
rancher - a person who owns or operates a ranch
smallholder - a person owning or renting a smallholding
small farmer - a farmer on a small farm
sower - someone who sows
stock farmer, stock raiser, stockman - farmer who breed or raises livestock
tenant farmer - a farmer who works land owned by someone else
tiller - someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops)


Bauer m, → Farmer m
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