mitten

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noun mit·ten \ˈmi-tən\

Definition of mitten

  1. 1 :  a covering for the hand and wrist having a separate section for the thumb only

  2. 2 :  mitt 1a

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Origin and Etymology of mitten

Middle English mitain, from Anglo-French, probably from Old French mite, name for a cat


First Known Use: 14th century


MITTEN Defined for English Language Learners

mitten

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noun mit·ten \ˈmi-tən\

Definition of mitten for English Language Learners

  • : a covering for the hand that has a separate part for the thumb only


MITTEN Defined for Kids

mitten

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noun mit·ten \ˈmi-tən\

Definition of mitten for Students

  1. :  a covering for the hand and wrist having a separate division for the thumb only


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