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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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- n. any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus Mitella having a capsule resembling a bishop's miter
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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.
_Tiarella_ had something to do with the matter) I felt at once that these must be the mitrewort (_Mitella diphylla_).