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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tu·nic /ˈtunɪk, ˈtju-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tu·nic /ˈt(j)unɪk/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tu·nic n.
 1. Rom. Antiq. An under-garment worn by the ancient Romans of both sexes.  It was made with or without sleeves, reached to or below the knees, and was confined at the waist by a girdle.
 2. Any similar garment worn by ancient or Oriental peoples; also, a common name for various styles of loose-fitting under-garments and over-garments worn in modern times by Europeans and others.
 3. R. C. Ch. Same as Tunicle.
 4. Anat. A membrane, or layer of tissue, especially when enveloping an organ or part, as the eye.
 5. Bot. A natural covering; an integument; as, the tunic of a seed.
 6. Zool. See Mantle, n., 3 (a).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue
           [syn: tunica, adventitia]
      2: any of a variety of loose fitting cloaks extending to the
         hips or knees