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miter

[ mahy-ter ]
/ ˈmaɪ tər /
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noun

verb (used with object)

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Also especially British, mi·tre .

Origin of miter

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English mitre, from Latin mitra, from Greek mítra “turban, headdress”
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British Dictionary definitions for miter

miter
/ (ˈmaɪtə) /

noun, verb

the usual US spelling of mitre
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