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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Perhaps from Dutch rund 'cow, small ox'

runt

noun
     
Related topics: Animals
runt [countable]
1HBA the smallest and least developed baby animal of a group born at the same time
runt of
the runt of the litter
2 informal a small, unpleasant, or unimportant person

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