[ mahy-ter-wurt, -wawrt ]
/ ˈmaɪ tərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt /
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any of several plants belonging to the genus Mitella, of the saxifrage family, having a capsule that resembles a bishop's miter.
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Also especially British, mi·tre·wort .
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British Dictionary definitions for miterwort
/ (ˈmaɪtəˌwɜːt) /
the US spelling of mitrewort
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