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mitten

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noun mit·ten \ˈmi-tən\

Simple Definition of mitten

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

Full Definition of mitten

  1. 1 :  a covering for the hand and wrist having a separate section for the thumb only

  2. 2 :  mitt 1a

mit·tened play \-tənd\ adjective

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



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