mitre

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French mitre, from Ancient Greek μίτρα (mítra, headband, turban).

Noun[edit]

mitre (plural mitres)

  1. A covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries. It has been made in many forms, mostly recently a tall cap with two points or peaks.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fairholt to this entry?)
  2. (heraldry) A heraldic representation of this covering, usually displayed on top of a bishop's or archbishop's coat of arms.
  3. The surface forming the bevelled end or edge of a piece where a miter joint is made; also, a joint formed or a junction effected by two beveled ends or edges; a miter joint.
  4. A sort of base money or coin.

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Verb[edit]

mitre (third-person singular simple present mitres, present participle mitring, simple past and past participle mitred)

  1. (commonwealth) Alternative spelling of miter

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Noun[edit]

mitre f

  1. plural form of mitra

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Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Lojbanized spelling.

  • Chinese: mi (mǐ)
  • English: mitrmeter
  • Hindi: mitarमीटर (mīṭara)
  • Spanish: metrmetro
  • Russian: mietrметр (metr) (metr)
  • Arabic: mitr

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mitre (rafsi tre)

  1. meter; x1 is x2 meter(s) [metric unit] in length (default 1) measured in direction x3 by standard x4.

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