\mˈa͡ɪtə], \mˈaɪtə], \m_ˈaɪ_t_ə]\
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- WordNet 3.0
By Princeton University
- English Dictionary Database
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
A kind of crown, in two sections. worn by archbishops, bishops, and sometimes by abbots, on special occasions; the dignity or office of a bishop; a slanting junction at corners of moldings, laces, etc.
To place a bishop's crown on; hence, to raise to the office of a bishop; to join (moldings, laces, etc.) on a slanting line at a corner. Also, mitre.
- The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
By James Champlin Fernald