runt
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈɹʌnt/
Noun

runt (plural runts)

  1. The smallest animal of a litter.
  2. (by extension) The smallest child in the family.
    the runt of the family
  3. Undersized or stunted plant, animal or person.
    Synonyms: dwarf
  4. (networking) An Ethernet packet that does not meet the medium's minimum packet size of 64 bytes.
  5. (typography) A single word (or portion of a hyphenated word) that appears as the last line of a paragraph.
  6. A breed of pigeon related to the carrier pigeon.
  7. (obsolete, UK, dialect) A hardened stem or stalk of a plant.
    • Neither young poles nor old runts are durable. — Holland.
  8. A bow.
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