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

 chi·ton /ˈkaɪtṇ, ˈkaɪˌtɑn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chi·ton n.
 1. An under garment among the ancient Greeks, nearly representing the modern shirt.
 2. Zool. One of a group of gastropod mollusks, with a shell composed of eight movable dorsal plates. See Polyplacophora.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a woolen tunic worn by men and women in ancient Greece
      2: primitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk
         having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates [syn:
          coat-of-mail shell, sea cradle, polyplacophore]