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regalia (n.)

1530s, "rights and powers of a king, royal privilege," from Latin regalia "royal things," noun use of neuter plural of regalis from rex (genitive regis) "king" (from PIE root *reg- "move in a straight line," with derivatives meaning "to direct in a straight line," thus "to lead, rule"). Meaning "decorations or insignia of an order" first recorded 1670s.

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Definitions of regalia from WordNet

regalia (n.)
paraphernalia indicative of royalty (or other high office);
regalia (n.)
especially fine or decorative clothing;
Synonyms: array / raiment
From wordnet.princeton.edu