What does groats mean?

groats meaning in General Dictionary

Dried grain as oats or wheat hulled and broken or crushed in high milling cracked fragments of wheat larger than grits

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  • the hulled and crushed whole grain of numerous grains
  • Dried whole grain, as oats or grain, hulled and broken oru000du000a crushed; in large milling, cracked fragments of grain larger than grits.

groats meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"hulled grain coarsely ground or broken; oatmeal," very early 14c., from grot "piece, fragment," from Old English grot "particle," from same root as grit. Your message additionally implied "excrement in pellets" (mid-15c.).


groats meaning in Cooking Dictionary

The dried kernels of grain or oats.


groats meaning in General Dictionary

(letter. pl.) Dried grain, as oats or wheat, hulled and broken or crushed; in large milling, cracked fragments of wheat larger than grits.


Sentence Examples with the word groats

To this the dietines, or local diets, of Great Poland, and Little Poland, agreed, but at the last moment the whole project foundered on the question who was the proper custodian of the new assessment rolls, and the king had to be content with the renewal of former subsidies, varying from twelve to fifteen groats per hide of land for three years.

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