What is another word for mitre?

Pronunciation: [mˈa͡ɪtə] (IPA)

A mitre is a type of headgear worn by some religious officials during ceremonies and services. Synonyms for mitre include tiara, headdress, headpiece, crown, coronet, helmet, hat, turban, and cap. These words can be used interchangeably with mitre depending on the context. For example, a pope might wear a tiara instead of a mitre during a special occasion. Similarly, an ancient king might wear a crown instead of a mitre during a coronation. Regardless of the specific word used, these headwear items are often considered symbols of power, dignity, and authority.

Usage examples for Mitre

He wore a red coat and his cap, higher than a turban and called a mitre, was split along two sides and pointed at the top.
"Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks"
William Elliot Griffis
Another shows S. Augustine writing, while five devils play with his books, and an angel protects his mitre.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard
Dropping gold into his alms-bowl with a hand effectively contrasted with his brown thumb, stands "the sinner's saint"-the good Bishop of Tours; while some other condition of the work has embroidered St. Martin's red mitre with the figure of St. Nicholas.
Beatrice Fortescue

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