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.

Exact synonyms: Miterwort, Mitrewort
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

1. A plant of the genus Mitella; miterwort. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bishop's Cap

bisferient
bisferious
bisferious pulse
bish
bish bash bosh
bishes
bishie
bishies
bishop's-weed
bishop's-wort
bishop's cap
bishop's collar
bishop's collars
bishop's hat
bishop's length
bishop's pine
bishop's throne
bishop pine
bishop sleeve
bishop sleeves
bishopdom
bishopdoms
bishoped
bishoping
bishopless

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. ..."

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