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[ mahrt ]
/ mɑrt /
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noun
market; trading center; trade center.
a building, center, or exposition for the sale of goods by manufacturers and wholesalers to retail merchants.
Archaic. a fair.
Obsolete. bargain.
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Origin of mart

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1400–50; late Middle English <Middle Dutch mar(c)tmarket

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mart2
[ mahrt ]
/ mɑrt /

noun Scot. and North England.
a cow or ox fattened for slaughter.

Origin of mart

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1300–50; Middle English <Scots Gaelic; compare MIr mart ox or cow slaughtered for meat, carcass, hence a live ox or cow
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British Dictionary definitions for mart

mart
/ (mɑːt) /

noun
a market or trading centre

Word Origin for mart

C15: from Middle Dutch mart market
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