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accouterment

[ uh-koo-ter-muhnt, -truh- ]
/ əˈku tər mənt, -trə- /
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noun

personal clothing, accessories, etc.
the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier.

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Also especially British, ac·cou·tre·ment .

Origin of accouterment

From the Middle French word accou(s)trement, dating back to 1540–50. See accouter, -ment
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