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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

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

2. unfermented or fermenting malt;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wort \Wort\, n. [OE. worte, wurte, AS. wyrte; akin to OD. wort, G. w["u]rze, bierw["u]rze, Icel. virtr, Sw. v["o]rt. See Wort an herb.] 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. [1913 Webster] Note: Wort consists essentially of a dilute solution of sugar, which by fermentation produces alcohol and carbon dioxide. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wort \Wort\, n. [OE. wort, wurt, AS. wyrt herb, root; akin to OS. wurt, G. wurz, Icel. jurt, urt, Dan. urt, Sw. ["o]rt, Goth. wa['u]rts a root, L. radix, Gr. ? a root, ? a branch, young shoot, ? a branch, and E. root, n. Cf. Licorice, Orchard, Radish, Root, n., Whortleberry, Wort an infusion of malt.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A plant of any kind. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is now chiefly used in combination, as in colewort, figwort, St. John's-wort, woundwort, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. Cabbages. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wort n 1: usually used in combination: `liverwort'; `milkwort'; `whorlywort' 2: unfermented or fermenting malt
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

54 Moby Thesaurus words for "wort": algae, autophyte, bean, bracken, brown algae, climber, conferva, confervoid, creeper, diatom, fern, fruits and vegetables, fucus, fungus, grapevine, green algae, gulfweed, herb, heterophyte, ivy, kelp, legume, lentil, liana, lichen, liverwort, mold, moss, mushroom, parasite, parasitic plant, pea, perthophyte, phytoplankton, planktonic algae, plant families, puffball, pulse, red algae, rockweed, rust, saprophyte, sargasso, sargassum, sea lentil, sea moss, sea wrack, seaweed, smut, succulent, toadstool, vetch, vine, wrack