ort

noun
\ ˈȯrt How to pronounce ort (audio) \

Definition of ort

: a morsel left at a meal : scrap

First Known Use of ort

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ort

Middle English, from Middle Low German orte

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“Ort.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orts. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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