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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. [5 definitions]
grantable combined form of grant.
grantee in law, a person to whom a grant is made.
grant-in-aid a grant of funds made by the federal government to a state or by a foundation to an individual or group, that provides financial aid for a project or program.
grantor in law, one who makes a grant.
granular made up of, containing, or resembling small particles or grains. [2 definitions]
granulate to make into small particles or grains. [3 definitions]
granulation tissue tissue that forms in ulcers and often in healing wounds, consisting of small bumps of newly forming capillaries; proud flesh.