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mī̆tra, ae, f., = μίτρα.

  1. I. A headband, coif, turban of the Asiatics; in Greece and Rome worn only by women, except occasionally by effeminate young men: P. Clodius a crocotā, a mitrāest factus repente popularis, Cic. Har. Resp. 21, 44; Plin. 35, 9, 35, § 58: picta lupa barbara mitra, Juv. 3, 66. Also worn by Bacchus, Prop. 4, 2, 31.
  2. II. A rope (late Lat.), Tert. Carm. de Jona et Ninive, 42; cf. Isid. 19, 4, 6.