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accoutrement

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French accoustrement, from accoustrer + -ment, from Old French acostrer (arrange, sew up).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

accoutrement (plural accoutrements)

  1. The act of accoutering.
  2. An article of clothing or equipment, in particular when used as an accessory.
  3. (plural only) apparatus needed for a task or journey.
  4. (military, plural only) Equipment other than weapons and uniform.
  5. (plural only) trappings.
  6. An identifying yet superficial characteristic.
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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From accoutrer +‎ -ment.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

accoutrement m (plural accoutrements)

  1. (obsolete) (elaborate) outfit
  2. (colloquial, pejorative) getup

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