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mitra

[mahy-truh] /ˈmaɪ trə/
noun, Botany.
1.
the mitriform pileus of certain fungi.
2.
a galea.
Origin of mitra
1630-1640
1630-40; < Latin: head band; see miter

Mitra

[mee-truh] /ˈmi trə/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
the Vedic god of justice.
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  • Surya keeps his eye on men and reports their failings to Varuna and mitra.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies
  • Indra and Agni are frequently so treated; so are Varuna and mitra.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies
  • But mitra and Varuṇa will not enjoy this exalted rank for long.

    Hindu Gods And Heroes Lionel D. Barnett
  • mitra be with them, for many will not see the sun go down behind the crags.'

    The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard
  • By mitra, the clothyard shafts find every crevice of their harness!

    The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard
  • My work is done here, and I have a task to perform at the temple of mitra.

    The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard
  • But he has been in the pits tonight, and what he did there, only mitra knows.'

    The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard
  • Like all priests of mitra, he was instructed in many things.

    The Hyborian Age Robert E. Howard
  • mitra and Varuna came to her; and said to her, ‘Who art thou?’

    Mythical Monsters

    Charles Gould

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