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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Origin and Etymology of mitra

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


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