hart

noun
\ ˈhärt How to pronounce hart (audio) \

Definition of hart

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chiefly British
: the male of the red deer especially when over five years old : stag — compare hind

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\ ˈhärt How to pronounce Hart (audio) \

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Albert Bushnell 1854–1943 American historian and editor

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Lorenz 1895–1943 American lyricist

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Moss 1904–1961 American librettist and dramatist

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Oliver 1948–     American (British-born) economist

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Sir Robert 1835–1911 British diplomat

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William S(urrey) 1872–1946 American actor

First Known Use of hart

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hart

Noun

Middle English hert, going back to Old English heorot, heort "hart, stag," going back to Germanic *heruta- "horned animal" (whence also Old Saxon hirut "stag," Old High German hiruz, hirz "deer, red deer, stag," Old Norse hjǫrtr), from *her- "horn" (going back to Indo-European *ḱer-) + *-uta-, suffix of animal names — more at horn

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hart

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English Language Learners Definition of hart

chiefly British : a male deer especially : a male red deer

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