Definition of Mitella
1. Noun. Genus of low slender herbs of North America and northeastern Asia having flowers with trifid or pinnatifid petals.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Saxifragaceae, Saxifragaceae, Saxifrage Family
Member holonyms: Bishop's Cap, Miterwort, Mitrewort, Fairy Cup, Mitella Diphylla, Five-point Bishop's Cap, Mitella Pentandra
Medical Definition of Mitella
1. A sling for the arm. Origin: L. Dim. Of mitra, a bandage, band (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mitella
Literary usage of Mitella
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Barnacles (Cirripedia): Contained in the Collections of the U. S by Henry Augustus Pilsbry (1907)
"Pollicipes mitella DARWIN, Monograph on the Cirripedia, p. 316, pi. vn, fig. 3. Localities.—No. 32891, Pago Pago, Tutuila, Samoan Islands, Sir Charles Eliot ..."
2. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia: With Figures of All the Species by Charles ( Darwin (1854)
"Attached to Pollicipes mitella, probably from the seas of China ; Mus. General Appearance.—This very singular shell would not, without some examination, ..."
3. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray (1857)
"Stamens twice as ninny as the lobes of the calyx, namely 8 or 10. 6. mitella. Calyx partly cohering with the depressed ..."
4. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1735)
"American mitella, with fringed Flower Leaves. 3. mitella i Americana, flore ... American mitella, with hairy Flowers, of a dirty purple Colour. 4. ..."
5. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"mitella nuda L. Stoloniferous or Naked Bishop's Cap or ... mitella intermèdia Bruhin, from the vicinity of Cen- terville, Wisconsin, differs from M, ..."