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muntin

[muhn-tn]
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noun
  1. Also called sash bar. a bar for holding the edges of window panes within a sash.
  2. (formerly) a vertical bar in a window sash.
  3. 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
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British Dictionary definitions for muntin

muntin

noun
  1. another name (esp US) for glazing-bar
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Word Origin

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