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rolled oats

plural noun
  1. oats that are hulled and steamed, then flattened by rollers.
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Origin of rolled oats

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for rolled oats

Historical Examples

  • 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

  • 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