Definition of granola
: a mixture typically of rolled oats and various added ingredients (such as brown sugar, raisins, coconut, and nuts) that is eaten especially for breakfast or as a snack
Recent Examples of granola from the Web
Think pastries and granola at breakfast, ratatouille tartine and salads at lunch and dinner.
Obvious sources include sodas, pastries and candies as well as sugar from insidious sources such as sauces, dressings and sugar bombs parading as health foods – flavored yogurts, granola bars and fruit juices.
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Origin and Etymology of granola
from Granola, a trademark
First Known Use: 1970
GRANOLA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of granola for English Language Learners
: a mixture of oats and other ingredients (such as brown sugar, raisins, coconut, or nuts) that is eaten especially for breakfast or as a snack
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Definition of granola for Students
: a mixture of oats and other ingredients (as raisins, coconut, or nuts) that is eaten for breakfast or as a snack
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