Accouterment meaning

əkutərmənt, əkutrəmənt
An accoutering or being accoutered.
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The act of accoutering.
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An article of clothing or equipment, in particular when used as an accessory.
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(plural only) Apparatus needed for a task or journey.
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(military, plural only) Equipment other than weapons and uniform.
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(plural only) Trappings.
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An identifying yet superficial characteristic.
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Origin of accouterment

  • From Middle French accoustrement, from accoustrer, from Old French acostrer (“arrange, sew up”).

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  • accouter +‎ -ment

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  • First attested in the 1540's.

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