garniture

[gahr-ni-cher, -choo r]

noun

something that garnishes; decoration; adornment.
Armor. a set of plate armor having pieces of exchange for all purposes.

Nearby words

  1. garni,
  2. garnierite,
  3. garnish,
  4. garnishee,
  5. garnishment,
  6. garofalo,
  7. garonne,
  8. garote,
  9. garotte,
  10. garoupa

Origin of garniture

1525–35; < French, equivalent to Middle French garni(r) to garnish + -ture noun suffix; see -ure

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British Dictionary definitions for garniture

garniture

noun

decoration or embellishment

Word Origin for garniture

C16: from French, from garnir to garnish

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