Tunicle meaning

to͝o'nĭ-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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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