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

  • n. An annual Eurasian grass (Avena fatua) related to the cultivated oat. Often used in the plural.
  • n. Misdeeds and indiscretions committed when young.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Wild oats, under Oat.

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

  • n. common in meadows and pastures


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