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mitre

[ mahy-ter ]
/ 藞ma瑟 t蓹r /
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noun, verb (used with object), mi路tred, mi路tring.
Chiefly British. a variant of miter.
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Other definitions for mitre (2 of 2)

Mitre
[ mee-trey; Spanish mee-tre ]
/ 藞mi tre瑟; Spanish 藞mi tr蓻 /

noun
Bar路to路lo路m茅 [bahr-taw-law-me], /藢b蓱r t蓴 l蓴藞m蓻/, 1821鈥1906, Argentine soldier, statesman, and author: president of Argentina 1862鈥68.
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British Dictionary definitions for mitre

mitre

US miter

/ (藞ma瑟t蓹) /

noun
Christianity the liturgical headdress of a bishop or abbot, in most western churches consisting of a tall pointed cleft cap with two bands hanging down at the back
short for mitre joint
a bevelled surface of a mitre joint
(in sewing) a diagonal join where the hems along two sides meet at a corner of the fabric
verb (tr)

Word Origin for mitre

C14: from Old French, from Latin mitra, from Greek mitra turban
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