genus Chiton

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Noun1.genus Chiton - a genus of Polyplacophora
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
class Polyplacophora, Polyplacophora - small class of marine mollusks comprising the chitons; sometimes considered an order of the subclass Amphineura
coat-of-mail shell, polyplacophore, sea cradle, chiton - primitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates
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The genus Chiton in the New World (Polyplacophora: Chitonidae).
1; Monograph of the genus Chiton: pls 1-27 (1847), pl.