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Definition of "accouterment" [accouterment]

  • An accessory item of equipment or dress. Often used in the plural. (noun)
  • Military equipment other than uniforms and weapons. Often used in the plural. (noun)
  • Outward forms of recognition; trappings: cathedral ceilings, heated swimming pools, and other accoutrements signaling great wealth. (noun)
  • Archaic The act of accoutering. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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