mort definition by Webster's New World
- Obsolete death
- a note sounded on a hunting horn when the quarry is killed
Origin: Old French ; from Classical Latin mors, death: see mortal
Origin: uncertain or unknown; perhaps altered (infl. by mort) ; from dialect, dialectal merth, excess ; from Old Norse mergth, a multitude; akin to margr, much
mort definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, death, from Old French, from Latin mors, mort-; see mer- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Perhaps from mortal.