Sciot

adjective
Sci·​ot | \ ˈshēˌät \
variants: or Chiot \ ˈkīət , ˈkēət , -​ēˌät \

Definition of Sciot

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the island of Chios

Sciot

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

Definition of Sciot (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of the Greek island of Chios

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First Known Use of Sciot

Adjective

1718, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1553, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sciot

Adjective

sciot modification (influenced by Italian Scio Chios, island in the Aegean sea) of New Greek Chiōtēs of Chios, from Greek Chios Chios + -ōtēs -ote; chiot from New Greek Chiōtēs

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“Sciot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sciot. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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