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Noun: oat  owt
  1. Annual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: 'oats')
  2. Seed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as 'oats')

Derived forms: oats

Type of: cereal, cereal grass, food grain, grain

Part of: Avena, Avena sativa, cereal oat, genus Avena

Encyclopedia: Oat