A loose, light tunic worn by both men and women in ancient Greece. The chiton fastened at the shoulders and was usually belted at the waist. It was normally worn knee-length by men and full-length by women. Pronunciation here. Web resource here.

short sleeved chiton Louvre G482Woman wearing a belted chiton. Red-figure krater. Ca. 470-460 BCE. Musée du Louvre, Paris.