Definition of tunic :
1. A membrane, or layer of tissue, especially when enveloping an organ or part, as the eye.
2. A natural covering; an integument; as, the tunic of a seed.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Same as Tunicle.
6. See Mantle, n., 3 ( a).
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clothing (part of speech: noun)
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- The soldier nodded as he flung the tunic down on the beach- and Nandy took note of the figures 32 in brass on the collar. - "Merry-Garden and Other Stories", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
- A bosom band, or, as it was called, a strophium, made of leather, was frequently worn above the tunic. - "Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain.
- On which, being ordered to furnish corn for three months, pay for a year, and a tunic to each of the soldiers, they sent deputies to the senate to sue for peace. - "The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six", Titus Livius.