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bort

noun \ˈbȯrt\

Definition of bort

  1. :  imperfectly crystallized diamond or diamond fragments used as an abrasive



Variants of bort

also

boart

\ˈbȯrt\

Origin and Etymology of bort

probably from Dutch boort


First Known Use: 1622


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