groat

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1groat

noun \ˈgrōt\

Definition of GROAT

1
usually plural but singular or plural in construction :  hulled grain broken into fragments larger than grits
2
:  a grain (as of oats) exclusive of the hull

Origin of GROAT

Middle English grotes, plural, from Old English grotan, plural of grot; akin to Old English grēot grit
First Known Use: 12th century

2groat

noun

Definition of GROAT

:  an old British coin worth four pennies

Origin of GROAT

Middle English groot, from Middle Dutch
First Known Use: 14th century

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