heort

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From an older form heorot, from Proto-Germanic *herutaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kerud- (Greek κορυδος ‘crested lark’), from *ker-, *kerə- (Latin cervus ‘horn’). Germanic cognates include Old Saxon hirot (Dutch hert), Old High German hiruz (German Hirsch), Old Norse hjǫrtr (Swedish hjort).

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Noun[edit]

heort m

  1. a hart or stag