(countable) Any of several cereal grains, of the genus Triticum, that yields flour as used in bakery.
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.’;
(uncountable) A light brown colour, like that of wheat.
Seeds of an oat plant, especially prepared as food.
‘Oats is a heart-healthy breakfast food.’; ‘Oats are good for you.’;
Wheaten, of a light brown colour, like that of 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.
annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour
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.
the grain of 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).