Definition of portmanmoot in US English:

portmanmoot

(also portmanmote)

noun

historical
  • The assembly of the portmen of a borough or town; a court or common council of portmen.

Origin

Middle English. In some forms from portman + i-moot. In some forms from the genitive either of portman or of its plural portmen + moot. In some forms from portman + moot. Compare post-classical Latin portmanimotum, portimannimotum.

Pronunciation

portmanmoot

/ˌpɔːtmənˈmuːt/