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mitrewort

noun mi·tre·wort \ˈmī-tər-ˌwərt, -ˌwȯrt\

Definition of mitrewort

  1. :  any of a genus (Mitella) of rhizomatous perennial herbs of the saxifrage family that bear a capsule resembling a bishop's miter



1771

First Known Use of mitrewort

1771

Variants of mitrewort

also

miterwort

play \ˈmī-tər-ˌwərt, -ˌwȯrt\

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