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tunic

[ too-nik, tyoo- ]
/ 藞tu n瑟k, 藞tyu- /
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noun
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Origin of tunic

before 900; (<French tunique) <Latin tunica; perhaps also continuing Old English tunece, tunica<Latin

OTHER WORDS FROM tunic

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British Dictionary definitions for tunic

tunic
/ (藞tju藧n瑟k) /

noun
any of various hip-length or knee-length garments, such as the loose sleeveless garb worn in ancient Greece or Rome, the jacket of some soldiers, or a woman's hip-length garment, worn with a skirt or trousers
anatomy botany zoology a covering, lining, or enveloping membrane of an organ or partSee also tunica
mainly RC Church another word for tunicle

Word Origin for tunic

Old English tunice (unattested except in the accusative case), from Latin tunica
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Medical definitions for tunic

tunic
[ t艒艒n沫k ]

n.
A coat or layer enveloping an organ or a part; tunica.
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