tunicle

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noun tu·ni·cle \ ˈtü-ni-kəl , ˈtyü- \

Definition of tunicle

: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


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