sow·​ens ˈsü-ənz How to pronounce sowens (audio)
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: porridge from oat husks and siftings

Word History


Scottish Gaelic sùghan

First Known Use

1582, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sowens was in 1582

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Cite this Entry

“Sowens.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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