mitra

noun
mi·​tra | \ˈmī‧trə\

Definition of mitra 

1 capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Mitridae) of chiefly East Indian marine snails having a slender acutely pointed often brightly colored shell

2 plural -s [ New Latin, from Latin ]

a : galea

b : the thick rounded pileus of various mushroom fungi

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History and Etymology for mitra

New Latin, from Latin, headband, turban; from the shape of the shell

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