oatmeal

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noun oat·meal \ˈōt-ˌmēl, ōt-ˈmēl\

Definition of oatmeal

  1. 1a :  meal made from oatsb :  rolled oats

  2. 2 :  porridge made from ground or rolled oats

14th Century

First Known Use of oatmeal

14th century


OATMEAL Defined for English Language Learners

oatmeal

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noun oat·meal \ˈōt-ˌmēl, ōt-ˈmēl\

Definition of oatmeal for English Language Learners

  • : oats that have been ground into flour or flattened into flakes

  • : a hot breakfast food that is made from oats


OATMEAL Defined for Kids

oatmeal

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noun oat·meal \ˈōt-ˌmēl\

Definition of oatmeal for Students

  1. 1 :  oat seeds that have had the outer covering removed and are ground into meal or flattened into flakes

  2. 2 :  a hot cereal made from meal or flakes of oats



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