Tunicle definition

to͝onĭ-kəl, tyo͝o-
A sleeved outer vestment reaching to the knees, worn over the alb by a subdeacon or sometimes under the dalmatic by a bishop or cardinal.
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A vestment worn by an archdeacon.

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(anatomy) A tunica; a membrane or membranous sheath of skin.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tunicle
Plural:
tunicles

Origin of tunicle

  • Middle English from Latin tunicula diminutive of tunica tunic tunic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin tunicula diminutive of tunica "˜tunic'.

    From Wiktionary