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 for Tunicate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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. (Zool.)
        (a) Having a tunic, or mantle; of or pertaining to the
            Tunicata.
        (b) Having each joint buried in the preceding
            funnel-shaped one, as in certain antennae of insects.
            [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tunicate \Tu"ni*cate\, pr. n. (Zool.)
     One of the Tunicata.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tunicate
      n 1: primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body
           and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva [syn:
           tunicate, urochordate, urochord]

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