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Definition of "groats" []

  • Hulled, usually crushed grain, especially oats. (noun-plural)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "groats" in a sentence
  • "Intact seeds with the hull removed are called groats."
  • "COOK NOTE: Buckwheat, also called groats or kasha, is a member of the grass family, not a part of wheat."
  • "Into it he pushed five fourpenny pieces, then called groats, and very commonly current."
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