any of the strips of wood or metal used for support between panes of glass, as in a window
Origin of muntinfrom 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 mount 1.