usually used in combination: `liverwort'; `milkwort'; `whorlywort'
unfermented or fermenting malt
a plant of any kind
an infusion of malt which is unfermented, or is in the act of fermentation; the sweet infusion of malt, which ferments and forms beer; hence, any similar liquid in a state of incipient fermentation
Origin: [OE. worte, wurte, AS. wyrte; akin to OD. wort, G. wrze, bierwrze, Icel. virtr, Sw. vrt. See Wort an herb.]
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wurt, n. a plant of the cabbage kind. [A.S. wyrt; Ger. wurz, wurzel, a root.]
wurt, n. new beer unfermented or in the act of fermentation: the sweet infusion of malt. [A.S. wyrte, new beer (Ice. virtr)—wyrt, root. See preceding word.]
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The numerical value of wort in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of wort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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The protein helps to keep the blood sugar stable so it does n’t crash and wake you up -- and then there’s herbs like St. John's Wort, passionflower and Melissa Officinalis that all help to soothe the nervous system.
In the summer there is arrowgrass, which tastes of coriander, all year round we find scurvy grass, which is what the Vikings used to bring around Europe as a medicinal herb. We also call it wasabi wort because of its intensity, just like horseradish.
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