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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 Learners 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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