Etymology
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garner (n.)

"a granary," late 12c., gerner, from Old French gernier, metathesized variant of grenier "storehouse, loft for grain," from Latin granarium (usually plural, granaria) "store-house for grain," from granum "grain," from PIE root *gre-no- "grain."

garner (v.)

late 15c., "to store grain," from garner (n.). Related: Garnered; garnering.

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Definitions of garner
1
garner (v.)
acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions;
Synonyms: earn / win
garner (v.)
store grain;
garner (v.)
assemble or get together;
Synonyms: gather / collect / pull together
2
garner (n.)
a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed;
Synonyms: granary
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