Etymology
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accoutrement (n.)

usually plural, accoutrements, "personal clothing and equipment," 1540s, from French accoustrement (Modern French accoutrement), from accoustrer, from Old French acostrer "arrange, dispose, put on (clothing)," probably originally "sew up" (see accouter).

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Definitions of accoutrement

accoutrement (n.)
clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing;
Synonyms: accessory / accouterment
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