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'
  • NIA: El Niño to affect 12,000 hectares of Ecija farms
    An estimated 12,558 hectares of agricultural lands in Nueva Ecija, the country’s rice granary, are in danger of being affected by the El Niño phenomenon during the last quarter of this year, according to the National Irrigation Administration (NIA). Reynaldo Puno, operations manager of the Upper Pampanga River Integrated Irrigation Systems (UPRIIS) that runs th Read more on this news related to 'Granary'
  • Meghalaya daily crime update
    Granary set on fire On October 15 around 2 am, unknown miscreants set fire to a granary of Rongrikimgre Baptist Church (SGH) which was partially damaged. The fire was extinguished by local residents. Accident case On October 15 around 2 pm, one Tata Sumo vehicle (AS-11-AC-1188) driven by Sanjib Dev (37) met with an accident at Mawryngkneng By-pass (EKH). As a resu Read more on this news related to 'Granary'

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