Definition of tunic
- the tunic of a seed
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First Known Use: 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: a loose piece of clothing usually without sleeves that reaches to the knees and that was worn by men and women in ancient Greece and Rome
: a long shirt worn by women that reaches to or just below the hips
: a long jacket with a high collar worn by soldiers, police officers, etc.
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