HyperDic: oat

English > 2 senses of the word oat:
NOUNplantoatannual grass of Europe and North Africa
foodoatseed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as 'oats')
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English > oat: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningannual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: 'oats').
Member ofAvena, genus Avenaoats
Narrowercereal oat, Avena sativaWidely cultivated in temperate regions for its edible grains
slender wild oat, Avena barbataoat of southern Europe and southwestern Asia
wild oat, wild oat grass, Avena fatuaCommon in meadows and pastures
wild red oat, animated oat, Avene sterilisMediterranean oat held to be progenitor of modern cultivated oat
Broadercereal, cereal grassgrass whose starchy grains are used as food
Spanishavena, avena sativa
Catalanavena, civada
English > oat: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningseed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as 'oats').
Part ofcereal oat, Avena sativaWidely cultivated in temperate regions for its edible grains
Broadergrain, food grain, cerealfoodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishavena
Catalanavena
Adjectivesoatenof or related to or derived from oats

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