Meaning of “mitten” in the English Dictionary

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"mitten" in British English

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mittennoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɪt.ən/ us /ˈmɪt̬.ən/ also mitt

a type of glove with a single part for all the fingers and a separate part for the thumb:

sheepskin mittens
woollen mittens
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(Definition of “mitten” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mitten" in American English

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mittennoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɪt·ən/

a type of glove with a single part for all the fingers but the thumb, which is in a separate part:

She bought a pair of woolen mittens and a matching scarf.

(Definition of “mitten” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)