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mitrewort

[mahy-ter-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈmaɪ tərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
noun, Chiefly British.
1.

miterwort

[mahy-ter-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈmaɪ tərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
noun
1.
any of several plants belonging to the genus Mitella, of the saxifrage family, having a capsule that resembles a bishop's miter.
Also, especially British, mitrewort.
Origin of miterwort
1810-1820
An Americanism dating back to 1810-20; miter + wort2
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British Dictionary definitions for mitrewort

mitrewort

/ˈmaɪtəˌwɜːt/
noun
1.
any of several Asian and North American saxifragaceous plants of the genus Mitella, having clusters of small white flowers and capsules resembling a bishop's mitre Also called bishop's-cap

miterwort

/ˈmaɪtəˌwɜːt/
noun
1.
the US spelling of mitrewort
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