Reference Entry

groats

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
groats

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hulled grain. Late OE. grotan pl., rel. to grot fragment, particle, grēot GRIT, grytt bran, chaff, coarse oatmeal, and

Reference Entry.  22 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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