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mitten

noun mit·ten \ˈmi-tən\

: a covering for the hand that has a separate part for the thumb only

Full Definition of MITTEN

1
:  a covering for the hand and wrist having a separate section for the thumb only
2
:  mitt 1a
mit·tened \-tənd\ adjective
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Origin of MITTEN

Middle English mitain, from Anglo-French, probably from Old French mite, name for a cat
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with MITTEN

MITTEN Defined for Kids

mitten

noun mit·ten \ˈmi-tən\

Definition of MITTEN for Kids

:  a covering for the hand and wrist having a separate division for the thumb only

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