[ 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.
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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
Words nearby muntin
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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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