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3 letters words from 'oat'


2 letters words from 'oat'

AT 2TA 2
TO 2 

All 3 letters words made out of oat

oat aot ota toa ato tao

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Definitions and meaning of oat



From Middle English ote, from Old English āte, from Proto-Germanic *aitǭ (swelling; gland; nodule), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyd- (to swell). See English atter.


  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: ōt, IPA(key): /əʊt/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /oʊt/
  • Homophone: ot-
  • Rhymes: -əʊt


oat (countable and uncountable, plural oats)

  1. (uncountable) Widely cultivated cereal grass, typically Avena sativa.
  2. (countable) Any of the numerous species, varieties, or cultivars of any of several similar grain plants in genus Avena.
  3. (usually as plural) The seeds of the oat, a grain, harvested as a food crop.
    • 1991, Cornelia M. Parkinson, Cooking with Oats: Oat Bran, Oatmeal, and More, Storey Publishing (→ISBN), page 2:
      The point is, except in Scotland, people eat comparatively few oats. Scotland's another story, though you'll have to decide how seriously to take it. The way the story goes is that in eastern Scotland, the unmarried plowmen didn't eat anything but oats and milk, except for an occasional potato.
  4. A simple musical pipe made of oat-straw.
  5. The tiniest amount; a whit or jot.
    • 1994, Susan King, The Black Thorne's Rose (page 21)
      Few of them care an oat for the niceties of the arrow sport, but for the young lords that may be on a hunt!

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See also

  • bran

Further reading

  • oat on Wikipedia.Wikipedia


  • (tiniest amount): 1873, John Camden Hotten, The Slang Dictionary


  • AOT, ATO, OTA, Ota, TAO, Tao, To'a, tao, toa




  1. Nominative plural form of oka.


  • ota, tao

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a kind of cereal grass.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)