Word Summary
chitōn: a tunic
Original Word: χιτών
Transliteration: chitōn
Phonetic Spelling: (khee-tone')
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a tunic
Meaning: a tunic
Strong's Concordance
tunic, coat

Of foreign origin (kthoneth); a tunic or shirt -- clothes, coat, garment.

see HEBREW kthoneth

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5509: χιτών

χιτών, χιτῶνος, , from Homer down, the Sept. for כֻּתֹּנֶת and כְּתֹנֶת, a tunic, an undergarment, usually worn next the skin: Matthew 10:10; Mark 6:9; Luke 3:11; Luke 9:3; Jude 1:23; it is distinguished from τό ἱμάτιον (which see 2) or τά ἱμάτια in Matthew 5:40; Luke 6:29; John 19:23; Acts 9:39; universally, a garment, vestment (Aeschylus suppl. 903), plural (Plutarch, Tib. Gracch. 19), Mark 14:63. (Cf. Rich, Dict. of Antiq. under the word Tunica; and references under the word ἱμάτιον, as above.)