Word Summary
chortos: a feeding place, food, grass
Original Word: χόρτος
Transliteration: chortos
Phonetic Spelling: (khor'-tos)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a feeding place, food, grass
Meaning: a feeding place, food, grass
Strong's Concordance
grass, hay.

Apparently a primary word; a "court" or "garden", i.e. (by implication, of pasture) herbage or vegetation -- blade, grass, hay.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5528: χόρτος

χόρτος, χόρτου, ;

1. the place where grass grows and animals glaze: Homer, Iliad 11, 774; 24, 640.

2. from Hesiod down, grass, herbage, hay, provender: of green grass, Matthew 6:30; Matthew 14:19; Luke 12:28; John 6:10; James 1:10; 1 Peter 1:24 (from Isaiah 40:6ff); Revelation 9:4; χόρτος χλωρός, Mark 6:39; Revelation 8:7; χόρτος of growing crops, Matthew 13:26; Mark 4:28; of hay, 1 Corinthians 3:12. (the Sept. for חָצִיר, grass, and עֶשֶׂב.)