Meaning of Oatrim in English:


Pronunciation /ˈəʊtrɪm/


  • A gel-like substance derived from hydrolysed oat starch, which consists mainly of dextrins, contains a relatively high proportion of soluble fibre in the form of beta-glucan, and is used as a fat substitute, thickener, or stabilizer in various food products.


1990s; earliest use found in USA Today. Blend of oat and trim, coined by George E. Inglett; see quot. 1990 and compare the following.