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mit·ten

mitten

 
pronunciation:
mI tn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a covering for the hand, worn for warmth. Mittens have one section for the thumb and one section for the four fingers.
 
Word History
Mitten is from a Latin word that means "the middle," "center," or "a half." A mitten is halved between the fingers and thumb.
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