fourragère

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noun four·ra·gère \ˌfu̇r-ə-ˈzher\

Definition of fourragère

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1919

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