Definition of Mitella
: 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
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Origin and Etymology of mitella
New Latin, from Latin, headband, turban, diminutive of mitra
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