Granary

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Granary Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

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  • a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

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Granary Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A granary is a building or room (usually in a barn) that holds grain. It keeps the grain dry so it does not spoil, and keeps it away from animals that would eat it. They are an important part of a farm. If the grain is lost, eaten by pests, or ruined, the farmers might starve or lose much money.

Granaries have been around as long as humans have had agriculture and in some cases even before we planted crops. The earliest ones are over 11,000 years old and stored grains that grew in the wild and were collected by hand. Granaries are still used today.



Granary Sample Sentences in News


  • Becoming the little house on the prairie: Engle granary gets new life as residence
    A contractor cleans up excess foam insulation used to seal a remodeled building that once served as a granary in Coupeville. The new addition is part of the project that has merged a century-old structure with modern construction , giving Dave and Dolores a new place to call home. Read more on this news related to 'Granary'
  • Carlton Haunted Granary 2014: No fears are safe from the three-part horror
    Carlton's Haunted Granary takes a different approach in 2014, targeting a range of classic fears so everyone who enters leaves with a scare. The three-part course features an outdoor maze, a string of spooky rooms and the Hallways from Hell. Read more on this news related to 'Granary'
  • Mushrooms, Tree for All, Ghosts & Myths, haunted granary: Forest Grove Happenings
    Tree planting at Ryland Park, the Ghosts & Myths in the Grove tour, Carlton's Haunted Granary, a lesson on mushrooms at the Tillamook Forest Center and Theatre in the Grove's closing of "As You Like It" are all happening this weekend in and around Forest Grove. Read more on this news related to 'Granary'

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