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Chiton vs. Tunic

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Main Difference

The main difference between Chiton and Tunic is that the Chiton is a class of molluscs and Tunic is a simple T-shaped or sleeveless garment, usually unfitted, of archaic origin

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  • Chiton (noun)

    A loose woolen tunic worn by men and women in Ancient Greece.

  • Chiton (noun)

    Any of various rock-clinging marine molluscs of the class Polyplacophora, including the genus Chiton.

  • Tunic (noun)

    A garment worn over the torso, with or without sleeves, and of various lengths reaching from the hips to the ankles.

  • Tunic (noun)

    Any covering, such as seed coat or the organ that covers a membrane.

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  • Chiton (noun)

    a long woollen tunic worn in ancient Greece.

  • Chiton (noun)

    a marine mollusc that has an oval flattened body with a shell of overlapping plates.

  • Tunic (noun)

    a loose garment, typically sleeveless and reaching to the knees, as worn in ancient Greece and Rome.

  • Tunic (noun)

    a loose, thigh-length garment, worn typically by women over a skirt or trousers

    "A-line tunic tops"

  • Tunic (noun)

    a gymslip.

  • Tunic (noun)

    a close-fitting short coat as part of a uniform, especially a police or military uniform.

  • Tunic (noun)

    an integument or membrane enclosing or lining an organ or part.

  • Tunic (noun)

    any of the concentric layers of a plant bulb, e.g. an onion.

  • Tunic (noun)

    the rubbery outer coat of a sea squirt.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Chiton (noun)

    An under garment among the ancient Greeks, nearly representing the modern shirt.

  • Chiton (noun)

    One of a group of gastropod mollusks, with a shell composed of eight movable dorsal plates. See Polyplacophora.

  • Tunic (noun)

    An under-garment worn by the ancient Romans of both sexes. It was made with or without sleeves, reached to or below the knees, and was confined at the waist by a girdle.

  • Tunic (noun)

    Any similar garment worn by ancient or Oriental peoples; also, a common name for various styles of loose-fitting under-garments and over-garments worn in modern times by Europeans and others.

  • Tunic (noun)

    Same as Tunicle.

  • Tunic (noun)

    A membrane, or layer of tissue, especially when enveloping an organ or part, as the eye.

  • Tunic (noun)

    A natural covering; an integument; as, the tunic of a seed.

  • Tunic (noun)

    See Mantle, n., 3 (a).

Webster Dictionary
  • Chiton (noun)

    a woolen tunic worn by men and women in ancient Greece

  • Chiton (noun)

    primitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates

  • Tunic (noun)

    an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue

  • Tunic (noun)

    any of a variety of loose fitting cloaks extending to the hips or knees

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