Definition of Bishop's cap
1. Noun. Any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus Mitella having a capsule resembling a bishop's miter.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Mitella, Mitella
Specialized synonyms: Fairy Cup, Mitella Diphylla, Five-point Bishop's Cap, Mitella Pentandra
Medical Definition of Bishop's cap
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bishop's Cap
Literary usage of Bishop's cap
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1. Appalachia by Appalachian Mountain Club (1892)
"13 Earlham. 8. Modoc Mine. 14 Ruins of old Fort Filmore. 9 A prominent Hill 15. Beginning of the San An- 10. Bishop.s Cap, or Sombrero dreas Range. I.eak. ..."
2. Publication by Michigan, Michigan Geological Survey, Geological and Biological Survey (1921)
"... diphylla L. Two-leaved bishop?s-cap. Damp rich woods and thickets. Frequent. Mitella nuda L. Naked bishop's-cap. Damp rich shaded ground. Common. ..."
3. Annual Report by University of Minnesota Board of Regents (1880)
"Found sparingly at Black Point, with ripe fruit Aug. 24. *52. Mitella nuda, L. Bishop-s Cap.—Common at Grand Marais, and doubtless elsewhere. ..."