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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).

Synonyms:

chain mail, tunica, armor, bobby socks, kameez, Breathalyzer, cuffs, codpiece, dickey, billy club, dress shirt, bustle, chevron, codpiece, armour, Denver boot, cruiser, boob tube, crop top, kaftan, flak jacket, baton, kurta, bloomers, body armor, adventitia.

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