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Definitions of chitons word

  • noun chitons Plural form of chiton. 1
  • noun chitons plural of chiton. 0

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chitons popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for chitons

noun chitons

  • invertebrates — Zoology. not vertebrate; without a backbone. of or relating to creatures without a backbone.
  • abalones — a large mollusk of the genus Haliotis, having a bowllike shell bearing a row of respiratory holes, the flesh of which is used for food and the shell for ornament and as a source of mother-of-pearl.
  • cuttlefish — A cuttlefish is a sea animal that has a soft body and a hard shell inside.
  • whelk — a pimple or pustule.

Top questions with chitons

  • what do chitons eat?
  • where do chitons live?
  • what are chitons?

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