Sciot

1 of 2

adjective

Sci·​ot
ˈshēˌät
variants or Chiot
ˈkīət,
ˈkēət,
-ēˌät
: of or relating to the island of Chios

Sciot

2 of 2

noun

"
variants or Chiot
"
plural -s
: a native or inhabitant of the Greek island of Chios

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

Adjective

1718, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1553, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sciot was in 1553

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

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