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Tu"ni*cate (?), Tu"ni*ca`ted (?), a. [L. tunicatus, p. p. of tunicare to clothe with a tunic, fr. tunica a tunic.]

1. Bot.

Covered with a tunic; covered or coated with layers; as, a tunicated bulb.

2. Zool. (a)

Having a tunic, or mantle; of or pertaining to the Tunicata.


Having each joint buried in the preceding funnel-shaped one, as in certain antennae of insects.


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