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mitrewort

US miterwort

/ (ˈmaɪtəˌwɜːt) /
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noun

any of several Asian and North American saxifragaceous plants of the genus Mitella, having clusters of small white flowers and capsules resembling a bishop's mitreAlso called: bishop's-cap

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