[ uh-koo-ter ]
/ əˈku tər /
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verb (used with object), ac·cou·tred, ac·cou·tring.
Chiefly British. a variant of accouter.
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British Dictionary definitions for accoutre
/ (əˈkuːtə) /
(tr; usually passive) to provide with equipment or dress, esp military
Word Origin for accoutre
C16: from Old French accoustrer to equip with clothing, ultimately related to Latin consuere to sew together
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