The word moot is an antiquated term for a meeting, from the Old English verb moten, "to meet," which is cognate with the Modern English word meet.
Some examples of the word moot in action, both old and new:
✧ The Witenagemot was the High Council of Anglo-Saxon England.
✧ The Jamtamót was the ancient assembly of the Swedish province of Jämtland.
✧ The World Scout Moot is a gathering of older boy scouts (ages 18+) from around the world, particularly Rover Scouts.
✧ An Entmoot is a gathering of ents in the Lord of the Rings saga.
✧ Folkmoot USA is an international folk music festival that has been held annually in Waynesville, North Carolina since 1984.
✧ A Pagan Moot is a local gathering of pagans of all types.
✧ A MoodleMoot is a meeting of users of the open-source e-learning software platform Moodle.
✧ The word moot survives today in several Old English place names, such as any of a number of places called "Moot Hill" or similar.