mitrewort
mitrewort mitrewort n. Any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus {Mitella} having a capsule resembling a bishop's miter. [Also spelled {miterwort}.]

Syn: miterwort, bishop's cap. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • mitrewort — also miterwort noun Date: 1771 any of a genus (Mitella) of rhizomatous perennial herbs of the saxifrage family that bear a capsule resembling a bishop s miter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mitrewort — /muy teuhr werrt , wawrt /, n. Chiefly Brit. miterwort. * * * …   Universalium

  • mitrewort — noun any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus Mitella having a capsule resembling a bishop s miter • Syn: ↑miterwort, ↑bishop s cap • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑fairy cup, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • false mitrewort — širdžialapė tiarėlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Uolaskėlinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Tiarella cordifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Tiarella cordifolia angl. false mitrewort; foamflower; heart leaf foamflower… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • false mitrewort — noun 1. plant with tiny white flowers hanging in loose clusters on leafy stems; moist woods from Alaska to central California and east to Montana • Syn: ↑false miterwort, ↑Tiarella unifoliata • Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • miterwort — mitrewort mitrewort n. Any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus {Mitella} having a capsule resembling a bishop s miter. [Also spelled {miterwort}.] Syn: miterwort, bishop s cap. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • miterwort — noun any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus Mitella having a capsule resembling a bishop s miter • Syn: ↑mitrewort, ↑bishop s cap • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑fairy cup, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saxifragaceae — ▪ plant family       the saxifrage family of flowering plants, in the order Rosales, comprising 36 genera of mostly perennial dicotyledonous herbs. The members are cosmopolitan in distribution but native primarily to northern cold and temperate… …   Universalium

  • false miterwort — noun 1. plant with tiny white flowers hanging in loose clusters on leafy stems; moist woods from Alaska to central California and east to Montana • Syn: ↑false mitrewort, ↑Tiarella unifoliata • Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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