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Tunic (definition)

An under-garment worn by the ancient Romans of both sexes. It was made with or without sleeves, reached to or below the knees, and was confined at the waist by a girdle.

Any similar garment worm by ancient or Oriental peoples; also, a common name for various styles of loose-fitting under-garments and over-garments worn in modern times by Europeans and others.

Same as Tunicle.

A membrane, or layer of tissue, especially when enveloping an organ or part, as the eye.

A natural covering; an integument; as, the tunic of a seed.

See Mantle, n., 3 (a).

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