rolled oats

plural noun

oats that are hulled and steamed, then flattened by rollers.

Origin of rolled oats

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for rolled oats

  • We decided to have rolled-oats and milk for a start, which went down very well, and then a cup of tea.

    South!|Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • Fill each with the rolled-oats jelly and set them aside to chill.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences