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whort

[ wurt, hwurt ]
/ wɜrt, ʰwɜrt /
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noun
the whortleberry.
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Also whor·tle [wur-tl, hwur-], /ˈwɜr tl, ˈʰwɜr-/, wort [wurt] /wɜrt/ .

Origin of whort

1570–80; dialectal variant of Middle English hurte, Old English horte whortleberry
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