mitre Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “mitre” in the English Dictionary

"mitre" in British English

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mitrenoun [C]

UK (US miter) uk   /ˈmaɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/

mitre noun [C] (HAT)

a ​tall, ​pointedhatworn by bishops in ​officialceremonies

mitre noun [C] (WOOD JOINT)

(also mitre joint) a joint made by two ​pieces of ​wood that have both been ​cut at an ​angle of 45° at the ​joiningends
(Definition of mitre from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mitre”
in Spanish mitra…
in Vietnamese mũ tế…
in Malaysian topi biskop…
in Thai หมวกที่พระใส่…
in French mitre…
in German die Bischofsmütze…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帽子, 主教冠…
in Indonesian topi uskup…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帽子, 主教冠…
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