granola

Definitions

Food

  • A breakfast cereal mix similar to muesli. The composition varies but is taken from rolled oats, wheat and rye flakes, seeds, nuts, wheat germ, bran, raisins, desiccated coconut and similar. Usually lightly toasted or baked with butter and served with milk, yoghurt, fresh fruit, etc.

Slang

  • noun a keen environmentalist or a person dressing like one. This campus categorisation (often pejorative) appropriates the name of a health-food cereal. It is a synonym for earth biscuit, duck-squeezer, etc.

Travel

  • noun a breakfast cereal consisting of rolled oats mixed with other ingredients such as dried fruit and nuts
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