mitra

noun mi·tra \ˈmī‧trə\

Definition of mitra

  1. 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. 2 plural -s [New Latin, from Latin] a :  galea b :  the thick rounded pileus of various mushroom fungi

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Origin and Etymology of mitra

New Latin, from Latin, headband, turban; from the shape of the shell — more at miter


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