chiton

Definitions of chiton
  1. noun
    a woolen tunic worn by men and women in ancient Greece
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    type of:
    tunic
    any of a variety of loose fitting cloaks extending to the hips or knees
  2. noun
    primitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates
    synonyms: coat-of-mail shell, polyplacophore, sea cradle
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    type of:
    mollusc, mollusk, shellfish
    invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
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