What is another word for groat?

113 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɡɹˈə͡ʊt], [ ɡɹˈə‍ʊt], [ ɡ_ɹ_ˈəʊ_t]

Groat is a term that is used to refer to hulled and crushed grains such as oats, barley, wheat and rye. There are several synonyms for the term that can be used depending on the type of grain. For example, for oats, terms like oat groats, oatmeal and oat pearl can be used. For barley, keywords like barley groats and barley pearl are synonyms, whereas, for wheat, wheat groats are commonly used. Rye can also be referred to as rye groats. It's important to note that while all of these terms are synonyms for groats, they may vary in their texture and use in cooking.

What are the hypernyms for Groat?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Groat

There lives a smith on the water side, Will shoe my little black mare for me; And I've a crown in my pocket, And every groat of it I wad gie.
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)"
Walter Scott
If, by the moderate labour of thirty-six hours, in the reign of Henry the Third, he could acquire a groat, which would purchase a bushel of wheat; and if, in the reign of George the Third, he works the same number of hours for eight shillings, which will make the same purchase, the balance is exactly even.
"An History of Birmingham (1783)"
William Hutton
"But he's left his groat behind him for his drink, so all's well"; and presently his voice was heard singing as he got the table ready for the servants.
"By What Authority?"
Robert Hugh Benson

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