Accouterment vs Accoutrement - What's the difference?

accouterment | accoutrement | Alternative forms |

Accoutrement is an alternative form of accouterment.

Accouterment is an alternative form of accoutrement.


In context|pluralonly|lang=en terms the difference between accouterment and accoutrement

is that accouterment is (pluralonly) trappings while accoutrement is (pluralonly) apparatus needed for a task or journey.

In context|military|pluralonly|lang=en terms the difference between accouterment and accoutrement

is that accouterment is (military|pluralonly) equipment other than weapons and uniform while accoutrement is (military|pluralonly) equipment other than weapons and uniform.

As nouns the difference between accouterment and accoutrement

is that accouterment is the act of accoutering while accoutrement is the act of accoutering.

accouterment

English

Alternative forms

* (commonwealth) accoutrement

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of accoutering.
  • An article of clothing or equipment, in particular when used as an accessory.
  • (pluralonly) apparatus needed for a task or journey.
  • (military, pluralonly) Equipment other than weapons and uniform.
  • (pluralonly) trappings.
  • An identifying yet superficial characteristic.
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    accoutrement

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (chiefly US) accouterment

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of accoutering.
  • An article of clothing or equipment, in particular when used as an accessory.
  • (pluralonly) apparatus needed for a task or journey.
  • (military, pluralonly) Equipment other than weapons and uniform.
  • (pluralonly) trappings.
  • An identifying yet superficial characteristic.
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