Candiote

1 of 2

adjective

Can·​di·​ote
ˈkandēˌōt,
-ēət
variants or Candiot
-ēət,
-ēˌät
: of or relating to Candia : cretan

Candiote

2 of 2

noun

"
variants or Candiot
"
plural -s
: a native or inhabitant of the island of Crete : cretan

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

French candiote, from candiote, noun

Noun

probably from French candiote, from Candie Candia (Crete, island south of the mainland of Greece) + French -ote

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“Candiote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Candiote. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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