Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to Chios, an island in the Ægean sea, now belonging to Turkey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Chios, an island in the Ægean Sea.
  • adjective a dense, compact kind of earth, from Chios, used anciently as an astringent and a cosmetic.
  • adjective a fragrant, almost transparent turpentine, obtained from the Pistacia Terebinthus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Chios, an island in the Aegean Sea.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to Chios

Etymologies

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Latin chius, from Chios the island Chios, from Ancient Greek.

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