From Middle English ote, from Old English āte, from Proto-Germanic *aitǭ (“swelling; gland; nodule”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyd- (“to swell”). See English atter.
- (Received Pronunciation) enPR: ōt, IPA(key): /əʊt/
- (General American) IPA(key): /oʊt/
- Homophone: ot-
- Rhymes: -əʊt
oat (countable and uncountable, plural...