oat grass


: wild oat sense 1a
broadly : any of several grasses resembling the oat

Examples of oat grass in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of oat grass was in 1578

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“Oat grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oat%20grass. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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