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tunicle

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noun tu·ni·cle \ˈtü-ni-kəl, ˈtyü-\

Definition of tunicle

  1. :  a short vestment worn by a subdeacon over the alb during mass and by a bishop under the dalmatic at pontifical ceremonies



Origin and Etymology of tunicle

Middle English, from Anglo-French tonicle, Latin tunicula, diminutive of tunica


First Known Use: 14th century


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