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Word of the Week: Accouterments

Mar 25, 2019
Word of the Week

accouterments

[uh-koo-ter-muhnts]

(noun)

Accouterments means items carried or worn by a person or used for a particular activity.

As farmers prepare the ground for planting, they need the proper accouterments to do the job well.

(Middle French) accou(s)trement-accouter-to equip or outfit + ment-an action or state

First used in 1540

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