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Candiot

[ kan-dee-ot ]
/ ˈkæn diˌɒt /
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adjective
of or relating to Candia or Crete; Cretan.
noun
a Cretan.
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Also Can·di·ote [kan-dee-oht]. /ˈkæn diˌoʊt/.

Origin of Candiot

Candi(a) + -ot(e) <Greek -ōtēs personal noun suffix; cf. Cypriot
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How to use Candiot in a sentence

  • About this period there was a cripple boy from Candia, known as le Candiot, who began to cry "coffee!"

    All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
  • Once, in a fit of irritation with a Candiot who stammered out of sheer fright, the captain had ordered him to be hanged.

    Marietta|F. Marion Crawford
  • We afterward fell into a dispute with a Candiot, concerning the procession of the Holy Ghost.

British Dictionary definitions for Candiot

Candiot

Candiote (ˈkændɪˌəʊt)

/ (ˈkændɪˌɒt) /

adjective
of or relating to Candia (Iráklion) or Crete; Cretan
noun
a native or inhabitant of Crete; a Cretan
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