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bort Syllabification: bort

Definition of bort in English:


Small, granular, opaque diamonds, used as an abrasive in cutting tools. Compare with carbonado.
Example sentences
  • Black or gray-black, massive, granular to compact bort is known as carbonado.


Early 17th century: from Dutch boort.

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