wrot

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See also: wrót

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English wrōt, a shortening of earlier *wrōtl, from Proto-West Germanic *wrōtil, equivalent to wroten +‎ -el (agentive suffix).

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wrot (plural wrotes)

  1. A snout or trunk; an extending nose of an animal.
  2. (rare) nose (compare modern snout (nose))
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Etymology 2[edit]

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wrot

  1. singular simple past of writen

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently a clipping of earlier *wrōtl, *wrōtul, *wrōtel, from Proto-West Germanic *wrōtil, equivalent to wrōtan +‎ -el.

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wrōt m

  1. snout
  2. (of an elephant) trunk; proboscis

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  • Middle English: wrot, wrotte