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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural Hulled, usually crushed grain, especially oats.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Oats or wheat from which the hull or outer coating has been removed and which is then crushed or used whole. Compare grit, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural Dried grain, as oats or wheat, hulled and broken or crushed; in high milling, cracked fragments of wheat larger than grits.
  • noun plural crushed oats.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of groat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the hulled and crushed grain of various cereals

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English grotes, from Old English grotan.]

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