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