fourragère

noun four·ra·gère \ ˌfu̇r-ə-ˈzher \

Definition of fourragère

: a braided cord worn usually around the left shoulder; especially : such a cord awarded as a decoration to a military unit

Origin and Etymology of fourragère

French, from feminine of fourrager of forage, from fourrage forage


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