Pronunciation: (sik'lus), [key]
—pl. -la•desPronunciation: (-lu-dēz"). [key]
1. a tunic or surcoat, longer in back than in front, worn over armor in the Middle Ages.
2. a similar, full-length garment worn by women.
3. a round robe with an elaborately ornamented border, worn by women in ancient Rome.
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