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granger

[ greyn-jer ]
/ ˈgreɪn dʒər /
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noun
Northwestern U.S. a farmer.
(initial capital letter) a member of the Granger Movement.
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Origin of granger

1125–75; Middle English gra(u)nger farm-bailiff <Anglo-French; Old French grangier.See grange, -er2
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