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Wheat vs. Oats — What's the Difference?

Wheat vs. Oats — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Wheat and Oats

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Wheat

Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food. The many species of wheat together make up the genus Triticum; the most widely grown is common wheat (T. aestivum).
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Oats

Any of various grasses of the genus Avena, especially A. sativa, widely cultivated for their edible grains.
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Wheat

A cereal which is the most important kind grown in temperate countries, the grain of which is ground to make flour for bread, pasta, pastry, etc.
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Oats

The grain of any of these plants, used as food and fodder.
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Wheat

Any of various annual cereal grasses of the genus Triticum of the Mediterranean region and southwest Asia, especially T. aestivum, widely cultivated in temperate regions in many varieties for its commercially important edible grain.
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Oats

A musical pipe made of an oat straw.
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Wheat

The grain of any of these grasses, ground to produce flour used in breads, pasta, and other foods.
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Oats

Plural of oat
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Wheat

(countable) Any of several cereal grains, of the genus Triticum, that yields flour as used in bakery.
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Oats

A mass of oat plants (genus Avena, especially Avena sativa).
Oats are in the north corner of the farm.
Usually oats is last in a rotation and does not get the fertilizer that other feed grains get.
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Wheat

(uncountable) A light brown colour, like that of wheat.
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Oats

Seeds of an oat plant, especially prepared as food.
Oats is a heart-healthy breakfast food.
Oats are good for you.
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Wheat

Wheaten, of a light brown colour, like that of wheat.
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Wheat

A cereal grass (Triticum vulgare) and its grain, which furnishes a white flour for bread, and, next to rice, is the grain most largely used by the human race.
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Wheat

Annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
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Wheat

Grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour
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