follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

Mott

[mot] /mɒt/
noun
1.
John Raleigh, 1865–1955, U.S. religious leader: Nobel Peace Prize 1946.
2.
Lucretia Coffin, 1793–1880, U.S. social reformer: advocate of women's rights.
3.
Sir Nevill Francis
[nev-uh l] /ˈnɛv əl/ (Show IPA),
1905–96, British physicist: developer of solid-state circuitry; Nobel Prize 1977.

motte

or mott

[mot] /mɒt/
noun, Chiefly Southwestern U.S.
1.
a grove or clump of trees in prairie land or open country.
Origin of motte
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish mata; Spanish: grove, plantation, perhaps < Late Latin matta mat1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Mott
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for Mott

motte

/mɒt/
noun
1.
(history) a natural or man-made mound on which a castle was erected
Word Origin
C14: see moat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Mott

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Mott

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for mott