Definition of oatmeal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈəʊtmiːl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊtmiːl//
    [uncountable] Carbohydrates
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  1. 1 flour made from crushed oats, used to make biscuits/cookies, porridge, etc. See related entries: Carbohydrates
  2. 2 (North American English) = porridge See related entries: Carbohydrates
  3. 3 a pale brown colour
  4. Word Originlate Middle English: from oat and meal ‘crushed grain’.

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