Oat vs. Ort

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  • Oat (noun)

    Widely cultivated cereal grass, typically Avena sativa.

    “The oat stalks made good straw.”

    “The main forms of oat are meal and bran.”

    “World trade in oat is increasing.”

  • Oat (noun)

    Any of the numerous species, varieties, or cultivars of any of several similar grain plants in genus Avena.

    “The wild red oat is thought to be the ancestor of modern food oats.”

  • Oat (noun)

    The seeds of the oat, a grain, harvested as a food crop.

  • Oat (noun)

    A simple musical pipe made of oat-straw.

  • Ort (noun)

    A fragment; a scrap of leftover food; any remainder; a piece of refuse.

  • Ort (verb)

    To turn away from with disgust; refuse.

  • Oat (noun)

    an Old World cereal plant with a loose, branched cluster of florets, cultivated in cool climates and widely used for animal feed.

  • Oat (noun)

    the grain yielded by the oat plant, used as food

    “porridge oats”

    “oats are great health value”

  • Oat (noun)

    used in names of wild grasses related to the cultivated oat, e.g. wild oat.

  • Oat (noun)

    an oat stem used as a musical pipe by shepherds, especially in pastoral or bucolic poetry.

Oxford Dictionary

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