Tiarella cardifolia
Miterwort Mi"ter*wort`, n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Mitella}, -- slender, perennial herbs with a pod slightly resembling a bishop's miter; bishop's cap. [1913 Webster]

{False miterwort}, a white-flowered perennial herb of the United States ({Tiarella cardifolia}). [1913 Webster]


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  • False miterwort — Miterwort Mi ter*wort , n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Mitella}, slender, perennial herbs with a pod slightly resembling a bishop s miter; bishop s cap. [1913 Webster] {False miterwort}, a white flowered perennial herb of the United States… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Miterwort — Mi ter*wort , n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Mitella}, slender, perennial herbs with a pod slightly resembling a bishop s miter; bishop s cap. [1913 Webster] {False miterwort}, a white flowered perennial herb of the United States ({Tiarella… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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