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Meaning of TUNICLE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tu"ni*cle\, n. [L. tunicula a little tunic, coat, or
membrane, dim. of tunica a tunic: cf. OF. tunicle.]
1. A slight natural covering; an integument.

         The tunicles that make the ball or apple of the eye.
                                               --Holland.

2. (R. C. Ch.) A short, close-fitting vestment worn by
   bishops under the dalmatic, and by subdeacons.

 

 

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