Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus Mitella having a capsule resembling a bishop's miter.

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  • n. any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus Mitella having a capsule resembling a bishop's miter

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Examples

  • The false mitrewort (_Tiarella cordifolia_) was in flower likewise, and the spur which is cut off Mount Willard by the railroad was all aglow with rhodora, -- a perfect flower-garden, on the monochromatic plan now so much in vogue.

    Birds in the Bush

  • _Tiarella_ had something to do with the matter) I felt at once that these must be the mitrewort (_Mitella diphylla_).

    Birds in the Bush

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