wort

Primary Meanings of wort

1.
n
unfermented or fermenting malt
2.
n
usually used in combination: `liverwort'; `milkwort'; `whorlywort'
Full Definitions of wort
1

n unfermented or fermenting malt

Type of:
malt
a cereal grain (usually barley) that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling
2

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

Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

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