mitra

[ mahy-truh ]

nounBotany.
  1. the mitriform pileus of certain fungi.

  2. a galea.

Origin of mitra

1
1630–40; <Latin: head band; see miter

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Other definitions for Mitra (2 of 2)

Mitra
[ mee-truh ]

nounHinduism.
  1. the Vedic god of justice.

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How to use mitra in a sentence

  • The sublime deities, Varuna and mitra (Mithra), for instance, were already declining in splendour.

    Indian Myth and Legend | Donald Alexander Mackenzie