Oatmeal Oat"meal`, n. 1. Meal made of oats. --Gay. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Panicum}; panic grass. [1913 Webster]

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  • oatmeal — (n.) late 14c., from OAT (Cf. oat) + M.E. mele (see MEAL (Cf. meal) (n.2)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • oatmeal — ► NOUN ▪ meal made from ground oats, used in making porridge and oatcakes …   English terms dictionary

  • oatmeal — [ōt′mēl΄] n. 1. oats ground or rolled into meal or flakes 2. a porridge made from such oats …   English World dictionary

  • Oatmeal — For other uses, see Oatmeal (disambiguation). Rolled oats, a type of oatmeal Oatmeal is ground oat groats (i.e., oat meal, cf. cornmeal, peasemeal, etc.), or a porridge made from oats (also called oatmeal cereal or stirabout …   Wikipedia

  • oatmeal — [[t]o͟ʊtmiːl[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N n Oatmeal is a kind of flour made by crushing oats. ...oatmeal biscuits. 2) N UNCOUNT Oatmeal is a thick sticky food made from oats cooked in water or milk and eaten hot, especially for breakfast. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • oatmeal — /oht meel , meel /, n. 1. meal made from ground or rolled oats. 2. a cooked breakfast food made from this. 3. a grayish fawn color. adj. 4. made with or containing oatmeal: oatmeal cookies. [1350 1400; ME; see OAT, MEAL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • oatmeal — n. to cook oatmeal * * * [ əʊtmiːl] to cook oatmeal …   Combinatory dictionary

  • oatmeal — 1. noun a) Meal made from rolled or round oats b) A breakfast cereal made from rolled oats, cooked in milk and/or water. (porridge in UK) 2. adjective …   Wiktionary

  • oatmeal — noun Oatmeal is used before these nouns: ↑cookie …   Collocations dictionary

  • oatmeal — noun 1》 meal made from ground oats and chiefly used in porridge or oatcakes.     ↘N. Amer. porridge made from oatmeal or rolled oats. 2》 a greyish fawn colour flecked with brown …   English new terms dictionary

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