whort

[ hwurt, wurt ]
/ ʰwɜrt, wɜrt /

noun

the whortleberry.

Nearby words

  1. whorishly,
  2. whorl,
  3. whorl foot,
  4. whorled,
  5. whorled loosestrife,
  6. whortleberry,
  7. whose,
  8. whosesoever,
  9. whosever,
  10. whosis

Also whor·tle [hwur-tl, wur-] /ˈʰwɜr tl, ˈwɜr-/, wort.

Origin of whort

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

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