Paraphernalia are personal belongings or the things that you need to do a task.(noun)
An example of the paraphernalia of motherhood is baby bottles, car seats, strollers and diapers.
See paraphernalia in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ML, short for paraphernalia bona, wife's own goods < LL parapherna < Gr, bride's possessions beyond her dower < para-, beyond (see para-) + phernē, a dowry, portion < pherein, to bear
See paraphernalia in American Heritage Dictionary 4
plural noun (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Origin: Medieval Latin paraphernālia
Origin: , neuter pl. of paraphernālis
Origin: , pertaining to the parapherna, a married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
Origin: , from Greek
Origin: : para-, beyond; see para-1
Origin: + phernē, dowry; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots.
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