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grandparent the father or mother of one's parent.
grand piano the largest of pianos, usu. supported on three legs and having a large harp-shaped case in which the strings are strung horizontally.
Grand Prix (sometimes l.c.) any of several automobile races over a long, difficult course, esp. an international one using the same course each year.
grand slam in bridge, the taking of all thirteen tricks by the bidder. (Cf. little slam.) [4 definitions]
grandson the male child of one's child.
grandstand the rows of seats for spectators at a sports stadium, racetrack, or the like; often, a roofed section of the stands. [5 definitions]
grand tour an extended tour of Europe, esp. continental Europe, formerly taken as the culmination and completion of study by young, wealthy, often aristocratic men of England or America. [2 definitions]
granduncle see "great-uncle."
grange a farm, including its farmhouse and other buildings. [3 definitions]
granger a farmer. [2 definitions]
graniferous grain-bearing.
granite a coarse-grained igneous rock usu. composed of silica-rich minerals such as quartz, feldspar, and small amounts of mica or amphibole, commonly used for building, sculpture, and the like. [2 definitions]
graniteware a variety of household ironware with a hard gray enamel coating that resembles granite. [3 definitions]
granivorous eating grains and seeds.
granny (informal) the female parent of one's parent; grandmother. [5 definitions]
granny knot a knot begun like a square knot, but in which the second interlace is the reverse of that of a square knot.
Granny Smith a variety of apple with a green skin, crisp texture, and tart taste.
granola a dry, often baked mixture of grains, raisins, nuts, honey, and the like, eaten as a snack or breakfast cereal.
granolith a concrete used for paving and made of crushed granite and cement.
grant to present or bestow, esp. what is requested or desired. [6 definitions]
grantable combined form of grant.