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tu·nic

 (to͞o′nĭk, tyo͞o′-)
n.
1.
a. A loose-fitting garment, sleeved or sleeveless, extending to the knees and worn especially in ancient Greece and Rome.
b. A medieval surcoat.
2. A long, plain, close-fitting jacket, usually having a stiff high collar and worn as part of a uniform.
3. A loose-fitting, pullover, collarless shirt that falls to the hip or thigh and is often drawn in at the waist and worn over leggings or pants.
4. Anatomy A coat or layer enveloping an organ or part.
5. Botany A loose membranous outer covering of a bulb or corm, as of an onion, tulip, or crocus.
6. See tunicle.

[Middle English tunik, from Old French tunique, from Latin tunica, of Phoenician origin; akin to Hebrew kuttōnet, kətōnet, from Central Semitic *kuttān, *kittān; see chiton.]

tunic

(ˈtjuːnɪk)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) 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
2. (Botany) anatomy botany zoology a covering, lining, or enveloping membrane of an organ or part. See also tunica
3. (Roman Catholic Church) chiefly RC Church another word for tunicle
[Old English tunice (unattested except in the accusative case), from Latin tunica]

tu•nic

(ˈtu nɪk, ˈtyu-)

n.
1. a coat worn as part of a military or other uniform.
2. a gownlike outer garment worn by the ancient Greeks and Romans.
3.
a. a woman's straight, usu. sleeveless upper garment, loose or fitted, extending to the hips or below.
b. Also called tu′nic dress`. any of various dresses styled like this or incorporating this as one element.
4. tunicle.
5. a covering membrane, layer, or integument over an organ or part.
[1600–10; (< French tunique) < Latin tunica]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tunic - an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissuetunic - an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
albuginea - whitish tunic
2.tunic - any of a variety of loose fitting cloaks extending to the hips or kneestunic - any of a variety of loose fitting cloaks extending to the hips or knees
chiton - a woolen tunic worn by men and women in ancient Greece
cloak - a loose outer garment
gymslip - a sleeveless tunic worn by English girls as part of a school uniform
kameez - a long tunic worn by many people from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a salwar or churidars)
kirtle - a garment resembling a tunic that was worn by men in the Middle Ages
surcoat - a tunic worn over a knight's armor
tabard - a short sleeveless outer tunic emblazoned with a coat of arms; worn by a knight over his armor or by a herald
Translations
رِداء نِسائي ذو حِزام حَوْل الخَصْرسُتْرَة عَسْكَرْيَّه تُشَد بِحِزام
tunikablůza
blusetunikauniformsjakke
tunikazubbony
hermanna-/lögreglujakkikyrtillmussa
mundurastunika
mundieristunika
tunika
asker/polis ceketikısa cekettünik

tunic

[ˈtjuːnɪk] Ntúnica f (Brit) (Mil) → guerrera f, blusa f

tunic

[ˈtjuːnɪk] ntunique f

tunic

nKasack m, → Hemdbluse f; (of uniform)Uniformrock m; (of school uniform)Kittel m; (in ancient Greece) → Chiton m; (in ancient Rome) → Tunika f

tunic

[ˈtjuːnɪk] ntunica

tunic

(ˈtjuːnik) noun
1. a soldier's or policeman's jacket.
2. a loose garment worn especially in ancient Greece and Rome.
3. a similar type of modern garment.

tu·nic

n. túnica, membrana protectora;
___ adventitia___ adventicia;
___ albugineacápsula albugínea;
___ externa___ externa;
___ interna___ interna;
___ media___ media;
___ mucosa___ mucosa;
___ muscularis___ muscular;
___ serosa___ serosa;
___ vaginalis___ vaginal.