tunicated
adjective see tunicate I

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  • Tunicated — Tunicate Tu ni*cate, Tunicated 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tunicated — Botany (of a plant bulb) having concentric layers. → tunicate …   English new terms dictionary

  • tunicated — tu·ni·cat·ed …   English syllables

  • tunicated — adjective see tunicate I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tunicate — Tu ni*cate, Tunicated 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Having a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tunicate — I. adjective also tunicated Etymology: Latin tunicatus, from tunica Date: circa 1623 1. a. having or covered with a tunic or tunica b. having, arranged in, or made up of concentric layers < a tunicate flower bulb > 2. of or relating to the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tunicate — /tooh ni kit, kayt , tyooh /, n. 1. Zool. any sessile marine chordate of the subphylum Tunicata (Urochordata), having a saclike body enclosed in a thick membrane or tunic and two openings or siphons for the ingress and egress of water. adj. Also …   Universalium

  • tunicate — [ tju:nɪkət, keɪt] noun Zoology a marine invertebrate of a group which includes the sea squirts and salps, with a rubbery or hard outer coat. [Subphylum Urochordata.] adjective (also tunicated) Botany (of a plant bulb) having concentric layers …   English new terms dictionary

  • tunicate — /ˈtjunəkət/ (say tyoohnuhkuht), / keɪt/ (say kayt) noun 1. Zoology any marine chordate of the subphylum Tunicata, having a saclike body enclosed in a thick membrane (tunic) from which protrude two openings or siphons for the ingress and egress of …   Australian English dictionary

  • tunicate — [to͞o′nikāt΄id, tyo͞o′nikāt΄idto͞o′ni kit, tyo͞o′ni kit; to͞o′nikāt΄] adj. [L tunicatus, pp. of tunicare, to put on a tunic < tunica, TUNIC] 1. Bot. of or covered with concentric layers or tunics, as an onion 2. Zool. having a tunic or mantle …   English World dictionary

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