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Candiot

[kan-dee-ot] /ˈkæn diˌɒt/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Candia or Crete; Cretan.
noun
2.
a Cretan.
Also, Candiote
[kan-dee-oht] /ˈkæn diˌoʊt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of Candiot
Candi(a) + -ot(e) < Greek -ōtēs personal noun suffix; cf. Cypriot
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  • We afterward fell into a dispute with a Candiot, concerning the procession of the Holy Ghost.

  • 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
British Dictionary definitions for Candiot

Candiot

/ˈkændɪˌɒt/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Candia (Iráklion) or Crete; Cretan
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Crete; a Cretan
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