Oat

Noun

  • (uncountable) Widely cultivated cereal grass, typically Avena sativa.

    "The oat stalks made good straw."

  • (countable) Any of the numerous species, varieties, or cultivars of any of several similar grain plants in genus Avena.

    "The wild red oat is thought to be the ancestor of modern food oats."

  • (uncountable) Widely cultivated cereal grass, typically Avena sativa.

    "World trade in oat is increasing."

  • "The main forms of oat are meal and bran."

  • (usually as plural) The seeds of the oat, a grain, harvested as a food crop.

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