Accoutrements vs Impedimenta - What's the difference?

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Accoutrements is a related term of impedimenta.


As nouns the difference between accoutrements and impedimenta

is that accoutrements is (more common in the plural) while impedimenta is equipment intended for an activity that serves as more of a hindrance than a help, especially military baggage.

accoutrements

English

Noun

(head)
  • (more common in the plural)
  • Anagrams

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    impedimenta

    English

    Noun

    (head) (p)
  • Equipment intended for an activity that serves as more of a hindrance than a help, especially military baggage.
  • * 1949 : George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four , p20
  • Games impedimenta — hockey-sticks, boxing-gloves, a burst football, a pair of sweaty shorts turned inside out — lay all over the floor, and on the table there was a litter of dirty dishes and dog-eared exercise-books.
  • Synonyms

    * (l)

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