Definition of portmoot in English:

portmoot

(also portmote)

noun

  • The court of a borough or city (used especially of cities and boroughs in the County Palatine of Chester). Now historical.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Parliamentary Papers. In some forms from port + moot. In some forms from port + i-moot. Compare post-classical Latin portemotus, portimotus, portmotus.

Pronunciation

portmoot

/ˈpɔːtmuːt/