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oatmeal

[oht-meel, -meel] /ˈoʊtˌmil, -ˈmil/
noun
1.
meal made from ground or rolled oats.
2.
a cooked breakfast food made from this.
3.
a grayish-fawn color.
adjective
4.
made with or containing oatmeal:
oatmeal cookies.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see oat, meal2
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British Dictionary definitions for oat-meal

oatmeal

/ˈəʊtˌmiːl/
noun
1.
meal ground from oats, used for making porridge, oatcakes, etc
2.
  1. a greyish-yellow colour
  2. (as adjective) an oatmeal coat
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Word Origin and History for oat-meal
oatmeal
1393, from oat (q.v.) + M.E. mele (see meal (2)).
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