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English definition of “tunic”


noun [C]     /ˈtjuː.nɪk/
a piece of clothing that fits loosely over a person's body , reaches to the waist or knees , and often has no sleeves : a soldier's tunicJumpers, shirts and tee-shirtsClothes which cover most of the body
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