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tunic (n.)

late 15c., from Old French tunique (12c.) or directly from Latin tunica "undergarment worn by either sex" (source of Spanish tunica, Italian tonica, Old English tunece, Old High German tunihha), probably from a Semitic source (compare Hebrew kuttoneth "coat," Aramaic kittuna). Compare chitin, from a Greek name for a similar garment, also probably from a Semitic source.

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Definitions of tunic from WordNet

tunic (n.)
an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue;
Synonyms: tunica / adventitia
tunic (n.)
any of a variety of loose fitting cloaks extending to the hips or knees;
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