[ muhn-tn ]
/ ˈmʌn tn /


Also called sash bar. a bar for holding the edges of window panes within a sash.
(formerly) a vertical bar in a window sash.
a stile within the frame of a door or the like.

Origin of muntin

1300–50; earlier mountan, montan,Middle English mountaun, mountain<Middle French montant, noun use of present participle of monter to mount1; compare Dutch munting Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for muntin

/ (ˈmʌntɪn) /


another name (esp US) for glazing-bar

Word Origin for muntin

C17: variant of C15 mountant, from Old French montant, present participle of monter to mount 1
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