hulled, or hulled and coarsely cracked, grain, esp. wheat, buckwheat, oats, or barley
Origin of groatsMiddle English grotes ; from Old English grotan, plural : for Indo-European base see grit
plural noun(used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Hulled, usually crushed grain, especially oats.
Origin of groatsMiddle English grotes, from Old English grotan.
- plural form of groat