Meaning of WHORT in English

ˈhw]ər]t, ]ə̄], ]əi] also ˈw]; usu ]d.+V noun

or whor·tle ]d. ə l, ]t ə l ; or wort ˈw]\

( -s )

Etymology: whort alteration of English dialect hurt, short for English hurtleberry; whortle short for whortleberry; wort alteration of whort

1. : whortleberry 1a

2. : bearberry 1

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.