Definition of Chiton. Meaning of Chiton. Synonyms of Chiton

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Definition of Chiton

Chiton
Chiton Chi"ton, n. [Gr. ? a chiton (in sense 1).] 1. An under garment among the ancient Greeks, nearly representing the modern shirt. 2. (Zo["o]l.) One of a group of gastropod mollusks, with a shell composed of eight movable dorsal plates. See Polyplacophora.

Meaning of Chiton from wikipedia

- Chitons /ˈkaɪtənz/ are marine molluscs of varying size in the cl**** Polyplacophora, formerly known as Amphineura. About 940 extant and 430 fossil species...
- A chiton (Gr****: χιτών, khitōn) was a form of clothing. There are two forms of chiton, the Doric chiton and the later Ionic chiton. The Doric chiton is...
- Chiton is a sub-family of marine molluscs in the family Chitonidae. Chiton may also refer to: Chiton (costume), a form of clothing Chiton (genus), a genus...
- Clothing in ancient Greece primarily consisted of the chiton, peplos, himation, and chlamys. Ancient Gr**** men and women typically wore two pieces of clothing...
- Chiton magnificus, the liquorice sea cradle, is a Southeast Pacific species of edible chiton, a marine polyplacophoran mollusk in the family Chitonidae...
- The gumboot chiton (Cryptochiton stelleri) also known as the giant western fiery chiton, is the largest of the chitons, growing to 36 cm (14 in) and over...
- 1832 Chiton (Chiton) bowenii King & Broderip, 1831 Chiton (Chiton) ceylanicus E. A. Smith, 1904 Chiton (Chiton) connectens Thiele, 1909 Chiton (Chiton) ****ingsii...
- a chiton and/or peplos, but was made of heavier drape and pla**** the role of a cloak or shawl. When the himation was used alone (without a chiton), and...
- commonly known as the black Katy chiton, black Leather chiton, black chiton, or leather chiton is a species of chiton in the family Mopaliidae. Capable...
- Chiton glaucus, common name the green chiton or the blue green chiton, is a species of chiton, a marine polyplacophoran mollusk in the family Chitonidae...
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