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English → English (WordNet) Definition: wild oats 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A musical pipe made of oat straw. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] 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 automatic motion. 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. --Thackeray. Wild oats (Bot.), a grass (Avena fatua) much resembling oats, and by some persons supposed to be the original of cultivated oats. [1913 Webster]

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