accoutre


ac·cou·tre

verb \ə-ˈkü-tər\
ac·cou·tred or ac·cou·teredac·cou·tring or ac·cou·ter·ing\-ˈkü-tə-riŋ, -ˈkü-triŋ\

Definition of ACCOUTRE

transitive verb
:  to provide with equipment or furnishings :  outfit

Variants of ACCOUTRE

ac·cou·tre or ac·cou·ter \ə-ˈkü-tər\

Examples of ACCOUTRE

  1. <hikers accoutred with walking sticks, water bottles, trail maps, and compasses>

Origin of ACCOUTRE

French accoutrer, from Middle French acoustrer, from a- + costure seam, from Vulgar Latin *consutura — more at couture
First Known Use: 1596

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