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Rolled oats mixed with various ingredients, such as dried fruit, brown sugar or honey, and nuts, and then baked. Granola is used especially as a breakfast cereal.
adj. Slang

[Originally a trademark.]


(Cookery) US and Canadian a mixture of rolled oats, brown sugar, nuts, fruit, etc, eaten with milk
[C20: originally Granola a trademark]


(grəˈnoʊ lə)

a breakfast cereal of rolled oats, nuts, dried fruit, brown sugar, etc.
[1870–75; orig. a trademark; compare -ola]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granola - cereal made of especially rolled oats with dried fruits and nuts and honey or brown sugargranola - cereal made of especially rolled oats with dried fruits and nuts and honey or brown sugar
cold cereal, dry cereal - a cereal that is not heated before serving
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