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oatmeal

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊtmiːl/

Translation of oatmeal in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 [Cookery/Cocina] (flour) harina (feminine) de avena; (flakes) (American English/inglés norteamericano) avena (feminine) ([ en copos ])
    Example sentences
    • Try to get as much fiber as you can from bodybuilding foods such as oatmeal, brown rice, whole-grain breads, vegetables, legumes and fruit.
    • For breakfast people may eat porridge made of cornmeal or oatmeal, cereal, or bread and tea.
    • Complex carbohydrates like oatmeal and whole wheat bread ultimately break down into simple carbohydrates like sugar.
    Example sentences
    • He replaced his morning eggs and sausage with oatmeal and a walk.
    • Aunt Neal had already began pouring me a bowl of oatmeal, putting sausage on a plate and shoveling a pound of bacon in the same saucer.
    • In the morning, I vary between oatmeal and egg white omelets with salsa and veggies, and in the summer I like cold cereals.
    1.2 (color) beige (masculine) crudo; (before noun/delante del nombre) beige crudo (invariable adjective/adjetivo invariable)
    Example sentences
    • It is decorated in cream with an oatmeal carpet, a colour scheme that is continued throughout the apartment.
    • Neutral oatmeal carpets create a subtle contrast to the light maple furniture.
    • When she finished and made her way slowly through the carriage, the only person who gave her money was a bearded guy with long hair and a flowing oatmeal coloured floorlength robe sitting in the corner.

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