oats
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oats(
ots
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (grain)
a. la avena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You need a cup of oats for this recipe.Se necesita una taza de avena para esta receta.
b. los copos de avena
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Yolanda has oats with milk for breakfast almost every day.Yolanda desayuna copos de avena con leche casi todos los días.
oat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (botany)
a. la avena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The oats got too much rain this year and most of the harvest was lost.La avena recibió demasiada lluvia este año y se perdió la mayor parte de la cosecha.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of oats)
a. de avena
We baked some oat bread.Hicimos pan de avena.
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oat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (plant)
a. la avena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
oat bransalvado de avena
2. (food)
a.
an oat biscuituna galleta de avena
3. (food)
a. el copos de avena
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
to be feeling one's oatsestar en plena forma
5. (very fam) (United Kingdom)
a.
to get one's oatsechar el polvo de costumbre echarse el caldito de costumbre,
6. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
to be off one's oatsestar desganado(a)
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oats [əʊts]
plural noun
avena (f)
to be off one's oats estar desganado; haber perdido el apetito
to get one's oats (Britain) echarse polvos (con regularidad) (vulgar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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