Meaning of WORT in English

wort 1

/werrt, wawrt/ , n.

the unfermented or fermenting infusion of malt that after fermentation becomes beer or mash.

[ bef. 1000; ME; OE wyrt; c. G Würze spice; akin to WORT 2 ]

wort 2

/werrt, wawrt/ , n.

a plant, herb, or vegetable (now usually used only in combination): figwort.

[ bef. 900; ME; OE wyrt root, plant; c. OHG wurz, ON urt herb, Goth waurts root; akin to ROOT 1 , ON rot, L radix, Gk rhíza ]

wort 3

/werrt/ , n.


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