Origin of mitralFrench from Modern Latin mitralis from Classical Latin mitra, miter
- Relating to or resembling a miter worn by certain ecclesiastics.
- Relating to a mitral valve.
(comparative more mitral, superlative most mitral)
- Pertaining to a miter; resembling a miter; as, the mitral valve between the left auricle and left ventricle of the heart.