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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chi·tin /ˈkaɪtṇ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 chi·tin /ˈkaɪtṇ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chi·tin n.  Chem. A white amorphous horny substance forming the harder part of the outer integument of insects, crustacea, and various other invertebrates; entomolin.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a tough semitransparent horny substance; the principal
          component of the exoskeletons of arthropods and the cell
          walls of certain fungi