Granne

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German grane, gran, from Old High German grana, from Proto-Germanic *granō (awn; bristle; beard hair; moustache).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Rhymes: -anə

Noun[edit]

Granne f (genitive Granne, plural Grannen)

  1. awn
  2. (botany) the bristly tip of the husks of grasses, cereals, and grains
  3. stiff hair protruding from the fur or outer coat of mammals

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