oaten

adjective
oat·​en | \ ˈō-tᵊn How to pronounce oaten (audio) \

Definition of oaten

: of or relating to oats, oat straw, or oatmeal

First Known Use of oaten

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Oaten.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oaten. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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