Also called sash bar. a bar for holding the edges of window panes within a sash. See diag. under double-hung.
(formerly) a vertical bar in a window sash.
a stile within the frame of a door or the like.

1300–50; earlier mountan, montan, Middle English mountaun, mountain < Middle French montant, noun use of present participle of monter to mount1; compare Dutch munting Unabridged
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muntin (ˈmʌntɪn)
another name (esp US) for glazing-bar
[C17: variant of C15 mountant, from Old French montant, present participle of monter to mount1]

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Example sentences
Increasing muntin width too much causes a marked change in a window's historic
The muntin bars must match the width of the existing muntins as closely as
The windows have alternating and variously sized muntins and one large muntin
  dividing the two windows.
Centered in the gable, the facade's only window is circular with muntin bars
  dividing the panes into quarters.
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