from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Rolled oats mixed with various ingredients, such as dried fruit, brown sugar, and nuts, and used especially as a breakfast cereal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A breakfast and snack food consisting of loose, crispy pellets made of nuts, rolled oats, honey and other natural ingredients.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cereal made of especially rolled oats with dried fruits and nuts and honey or brown sugar


Originally a trademark.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Generic of the former U.S. trademark Granola, from the then U.S. trademark Granula. (Wiktionary)



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