any of the strips of wood or metal used for support between panes of glass, as in a window
Origin of muntin; from obsolete montant ; from Fr, present participle of monter, to rise ; from Old French monter, munter, mount
- A strip of wood or metal separating and holding panes of glass in a window.
- A vertical framing member set between two rails in a door or in paneling.
Origin of muntinMiddle English mountaunt, upright post or stud, from Old French montant, from present participle of monter, to mount; see mount1.