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  1. (in the Volsunga Saga) the horse of Sigurd.
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  1. a combining form meaning “grain,” used in the formation of compound words: granivorous.
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Origin of grani-

< Latin, combining form of grānum; akin to corn1
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Historical Examples

  • He left the smithy angrily and called to Grani, his proud horse.

    The Children of Odin

    Padraic Colum

  • Grani, whom thou hast got, is of the breed of Sleipner, the horse of Odin.

  • He mounted Grani, his proud horse, and rode toward the forest.

  • Only with Sigurd on his back would Grani go through the flame.

  • Then Sigurd heard Grani, his horse, neigh for him again and again.

British Dictionary definitions for grani


combining form
  1. indicating graingraniform
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Word Origin

from Latin, from grānum grain
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