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accouterment

[uh-koo-ter-muh nt, -truh-] /əˈku tər mənt, -trə-/
noun
1.
personal clothing, accessories, etc.
2.
the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier.
Also, especially British, accoutrement.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; < Middle French accou(s)trement. See accouter, -ment
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  • His tie is askew, more nuisance noose than sartorial accouterment.
British Dictionary definitions for accouterment

accoutrement

/əˈkuːtrəmənt; əˈkuːtə-/
noun
1.
equipment worn by soldiers in addition to their clothing and weapons
2.
(usually pl) clothing, equipment, etc; trappings: the correct accoutrements for any form of sport
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