accouterment

[uh-koo-ter-muhnt, -truh-]
noun
1.
personal clothing, accessories, etc.
2.
the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier.
Also, especially British, accoutrement.


Origin:
1540–50; < Middle French accou(s)trement. See accouter, -ment

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accoutrement or (US) accouterment (əˈkuːtrəmənt, əˈkuːtə-, əˈkuːtərmənt)
 
n
1.  equipment worn by soldiers in addition to their clothing and weapons
2.  (usually plural) clothing, equipment, etc; trappings: the correct accoutrements for any form of sport
 
accouterment or (US) accouterment
 
n

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His tie is askew, more nuisance noose than sartorial accouterment.
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