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water oats

wa·ter oat
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er oht]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər oʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er oht]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər oʊt/

Definition of water oats words

  • noun water oats wild rice. 1

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Origin of water oats

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1810-20

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Parts of speech for Water oats

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

water oats popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

water oats usage trend in Literature

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