Definición de chiton en inglés:

chiton

Saltos de línea: chi¦ton
Pronunciación: /ˈkʌɪtɒn
 
, -t(ə)n/

sustantivo

1A long woollen tunic worn in ancient Greece.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • To begin the day the class dressed in their chitons and prepared for an Olympics.
  • Over the chiton, if you could afford it, a woollen cloak was worn, made from an oblong piece of cloth, usually simply draped around the body, sometimes pinned on one side.
  • I pulled on a chiton and wrapped a himation around me since the day was cool.
2A marine mollusc that has an oval flattened body with a shell of overlapping plates. Also called coat-of-mail shell.
  • Class Polyplacophora
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A chiton has eight overlapping shell plates, and can, if dislodged, roll into a rough ball with its plates on the exterior.
  • We do have pages on the Solenogastres and the worm-like Caudofoveata, as well as the chitons and some early shelled mollusks, the Rostroconchia.
  • Conchiferans are ‘all molluscs except chitons and aplacophorans’ - i.e. snails, cephalopods, etc.

Origen

from Greek khitōn 'tunic'. sense 2 is a modern Latin genus name.

Definición de chiton en:

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día deictic
Pronunciación: ˈdeɪktɪk
adjective
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...