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 — more at miter
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