[gahr-ni-cher, -choo r]
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  1. something that garnishes; decoration; adornment.
  2. Armor. a set of plate armor having pieces of exchange for all purposes.

Origin of garniture

1525–35; < French, equivalent to Middle French garni(r) to garnish + -ture noun suffix; see -ure Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. decoration or embellishment

Word Origin for garniture

C16: from French, from garnir to garnish
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