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groat

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noun \ˈgrōt\

Definition of groat

  1. 1 usually plural but singular or plural in construction :  hulled grain broken into fragments larger than grits

  2. 2 :  a grain (as of oats) exclusive of the hull



Origin and Etymology of groat

Middle English grotes, plural, from Old English grotan, plural of grot; akin to Old English grēot grit


First Known Use: 12th century


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groat

noun

Definition of groat

  1. :  an old British coin worth four pennies



Origin and Etymology of groat

Middle English groot, from Middle Dutch


First Known Use: 14th century


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