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What is "Tunic" - Definition & Explanation

The tunic used to be a common masculine garment of Roman Civilization. It was worn by citizens and non-citizens alike; citizens, though, would wear it under the toga, especially at formal occasions.
1. A loose, gownlike garment worn by men and women in ancient Greece and Rome.
2. A blouselike garment extending to the hips or lower, usually gathered at the waist, often with a belt.

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