fourragère

noun
four·​ra·​gère | \ ˌfu̇r-ə-ˈzher How to pronounce fourragère (audio) \

Definition of fourragère

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

First Known Use of fourragère

1919, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fourragère

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

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Cite this Entry

“Fourragère.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fourrag%C3%A8re. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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