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mitis

/ ˈmaɪtɪs; ˈmiː- /

noun

  1. a malleable iron, fluid enough for casting, made by adding a small amount of aluminium to wrought iron


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Word History and Origins

Origin of mitis1

C19: from Latin: soft

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Example Sentences

Mitis refers to the soft, delicate foliage of shortleaf pine.

Here the Countess of Rennes gave birth to a marvellously beautiful boy, who was christened Mitis.

Mitis has tumbled off the bed with affright, uttering a plaintive cry.

He is less strong than Mitis, and possibly less precocious in this respect.

I took Mitis in my hands, stretched them out and drew them up again.

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