Candiote

adjective
Can·​di·​ote | \ ˈkandēˌōt, -ēət \
variants: or Candiot \ -​ēət , -​ēˌät \

Definition of Candiote

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Candia : cretan

Candiote

noun
\ " \
variants: or Candiot \ " \
plural -s

Definition of Candiote (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of the island of Crete : cretan

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History and Etymology for Candiote

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 26 Jul. 2021.

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