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1. chiton

noun. primitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates.

Synonyms

  • mollusc
  • genus Chiton
  • shellfish
  • mollusk
  • coat-of-mail shell
  • sea cradle

Etymology

  • chiton (Latin)
  • χιτών (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. chiton

noun. a woolen tunic worn by men and women in ancient Greece.

Etymology

  • chiton (Latin)
  • χιτών (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word chiton


1. Noun, singular or mass
The chiton is belted at the waist with a cord or rope and can be made out of any color.

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