groats

(redirected from groat)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

oat

Alternative nutrition
Oats are regarded by many as a healthy food; they are rich in beta-glucans, a type of soluble fibre, which reduces serum cholesterol by up to 10%. Oats also contains avenalin and avenin, proteins which are nearly as high in quality as soy protein and equal to that of meat, milk and eggs; the protein yield of hull-less kernel is up to 24%, the highest of all cereals.

Herbal medicine
An annual grass that contains proteins (e.g., avenalin), alkaloids (e.g., trigonelline), fats, minerals (calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc), saponins, a sterol flavonoid and vitamin B; they are used as a nerve tonic and for depression and insomnia.

groats

grain which has been dehulled and the hulls winnowed off.
References in periodicals archive ?
Visitors can redeem their Exmoor Groats against a variety of offers such as 20% off a stay at Higher Riscombe Farm, Exford; a free bottle of wine with a meal for two at Holworthy Farm, Brompton Regis, and 10% off a fly-fishing lesson with John Dawson or an Exmoor Safari booked at the White Horse Inn, Exford.
Groat earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology from the University of Rochester, a Master of Science in Geology from the University of Massachusetts, and a Ph.
But, Groat said, after a few months most people should know how to survive in the ring.
Surely it's the inalienable birthright of every true-born Brit to save up his groats for pox lotion from the apothecary, or hand over a silver testoon in his local tavern in exchange for a flagon of malmsey or a butt of sack (or, for that matter, a sackbut).
Mr Groat added that his company had made great efforts in recent years injecting large amounts of capital in an attempt to keep the indoor market alive and that the decision to close the market was made reluctantly.
The council refused to comment last night, and at his home on Bressay, Ken Groat said: "I'm not allowed to say anything about this.
Editor, The Chronicle, Groat Market, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 The Chronicle newspaper is published by ncjMedia, a subsidiary company of Trinity Mirror PLC, which is a member of IPSO, the Independent Press Standards Organisation.
uk marked 'Ask Vera' or write to Ask Vera, Feedback, The Chronicle, Groat Market, Newcastle, NE1 1ED Like us on Facebook www.
To order a copy Call into our Front Reception, Evening Chronicle, Groat Market, Newcastle, NE1 1ED.
Eric Groat, Director of ND Materials added: "Our initial offering will focus on copper and silver powders targeted at the ceramic capacitor market where Japanese and Korean companies hold a strong market position.
uk/buyaphoto 48 Weather 51 Family Notices 53 Celebrations 63 Sport Evening Chronicle, Groat Market, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Published by ncjMedia Ltd, Groat Market, Newcastle, NE1 1ED.