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wort

noun \ ˈwərt , ˈwȯrt \

Definition of wort

:plant; especially :an herbaceous plant usually used in combination
  • lousewort

Origin and Etymology of wort

Middle English, from Old English wyrt root, herb, plant — more at root


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wort

noun

Definition of wort

:a sweet liquid drained from mash and fermented to make beer and whiskey

Origin and Etymology of wort

Middle English, from Old English wyrt; akin to Middle High German würze brewer's wort, Old English wyrt root, herb


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