: a morsel left at a meal : scrap

Word History


Middle English, from Middle Low German orte

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ort was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Ort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ort. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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