What does wort mean?

Definitions for wortwɜrt, wɔrt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wort.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wort(noun)

    usually used in combination: `liverwort'; `milkwort'; `whorlywort'

  2. wort(noun)

    unfermented or fermenting malt

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wort(noun)

    a plant of any kind

  2. Wort(noun)


  3. Wort(noun)

    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

  4. Origin: [OE. worte, wurte, AS. wyrte; akin to OD. wort, G. wrze, bierwrze, Icel. virtr, Sw. vrt. See Wort an herb.]


  1. WORT

    WORT is a listener-sponsored community radio station, broadcasting from 118 S. Bedford St. in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. WORT offers a range of programming. WORT's FM signal reaches a roughly 50-mile radius around Madison. In early 2006, the station began webcasting all of its programming in both high quality and low quality streams. WORT also maintains an archive of recent news and public affairs programs available for podcast, download, or stream.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wort

    wurt, n. a plant of the cabbage kind. [A.S. wyrt; Ger. wurz, wurzel, a root.]

  2. Wort

    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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wort in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gabrielle Francis:

    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.

  2. Jorgen Stoltz:

    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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