Definition of Granary

1. Noun. A storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed.

Exact synonyms: Garner
Specialized synonyms: Crib
Generic synonyms: Depot, Entrepot, Storage, Store, Storehouse
Derivative terms: Garner

Definition of Granary

1. n. A storehouse or repository for grain, esp. after it is thrashed or husked; a cornhouse; also (Fig.), a region fertile in grain.

Definition of Granary

1. Noun. (agriculture) A storage facility for grain or sometimes animal feed. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) A fertile, grain-growing region. ¹

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Definition of Granary

1. a storehouse for grain [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Granary

gran casa
granadilla tree
granadilla wood
granary (current term)
granary bread
grand C
grand Turk
grand circle

Literary usage of Granary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of Wheat: An Economic History and Practical Manual of the Wheat by Peter Tracy Dondlinger (1908)
"They are the rice and granary weevils and the Angoumois grain moth. ... The resulting larva makes room for its transfor- granary WEEVIL, ADULT mations ..."

2. Supplementary Despatches and Memoranda of Field Marshal Arthur, Duke of by Arthur Wellesley Wellington (1858)
"granary hi good repair, containing paddy [rice in the husk] of three years old, ... granary, containing paddy of eleven years old, in good preservation. 4. ..."

3. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1906)
"... or public granary, in Toledo so that, as we are told in 1569, in times of scarcity the citizens could procure supplies at moderate prices.1 It was ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: Band by Graham Willmore, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Frederick Luard Wollaston, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Henry Davison (1839)
"There was no internal communication between the stable and granary ; the only entrance to the granary being a separate and distinct one from the outside, ..."

5. The Mechanical Handling of Material: Being a Treatise on the Handling of by George Frederick Zimmer (1905)
"A Typical Modern granary. LIST OF HOME OF THE PRINCIPAL GRANARIES IN GREAT ... Material Used and Nature of granary. Avonmouth Dock granary Portishead Dock ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: And by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Sandford Nevile, Erskine Perry (1837)
"J3Y an order of removal Matthew Chipp, Ann his wife, A granary, and their four children, were removed from the parish of Henley upon Thames, in Oxfordshire, ..."

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