: a genus of low slender Asiatic and North American herbs (family Saxifragaceae) having opposite leaves and flowers with trifid or pinnatifid petals and a superior one-celled ovary see miterwort

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, headband, turban, diminutive of mitra

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“Mitella.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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