Associations to the word «Oat»


OAT, noun. (uncountable) Widely cultivated cereal grass, typically Avena sativa.
OAT, noun. (countable) Any of the numerous species, varieties, or cultivars of any of several similar grain plants in genus Avena.
OAT, noun. (usually as plural) The seeds of the oat, a grain, harvested as a food crop.
OAT GRASS, noun. One of the various Eurasian and African grasses Arrhenatherum and Danthonia.
OAT GRASSES, noun. Plural of oat grass
OAT MILK, noun. A milky liquid made from oats and used as a milk substitute, cooking ingredient or beverage.
OAT OPERA, noun. (idiomatic) A, film, or novel depicting adventures of characters in the American Old West; a western.
OAT SODA, noun. (slang) Beer.

Dictionary definition

OAT, noun. Annual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: `oats').
OAT, noun. Seed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as `oats').

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