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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: wild oats
n : any of various plants of the genus Uvularia having yellowish
drooping bell-shaped flowers [syn: bellwort, merry bells
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Wild oats
Oat \Oat\ ([=o]t), n.; pl. Oats ([=o]ts). [OE. ote, ate, AS.
[=a]ta, akin to Fries. oat. Of uncertain origin.]
1. (Bot.) A well-known cereal grass (Avena sativa), and its
edible grain, used as food and fodder; -- commonly used in
the plural and in a collective sense.
2. A musical pipe made of oat straw. [Obs.] --Milton.
Animated oats or Animal oats (Bot.), A grass (Avena sterilis
) much like oats, but with a long spirally
twisted awn which coils and uncoils with changes of
moisture, and thus gives the grains an apparently
Oat fowl (Zo["o]l.), the snow bunting; -- so called from
its feeding on oats. [Prov. Eng.]
Oat grass (Bot.), the name of several grasses more or less
resembling oats, as Danthonia spicata, Danthonia sericea
, and Arrhenatherum avenaceum, all common in
parts of the United States.
To feel one's oats,
(a) to be conceited or self-important. [Slang]
(b) to feel lively and energetic.
To sow one's wild oats, to indulge in youthful dissipation.
Wild oats (Bot.), a grass (Avena fatua) much resembling
oats, and by some persons supposed to be the original of