impedimenta

plural noun
im·​ped·​i·​men·​ta | \ (ˌ)im-ˌpe-də-ˈmen-tə How to pronounce impedimenta (audio) \

Definition of impedimenta

2 : things that impede

First Known Use of impedimenta

1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for impedimenta

Latin, plural of impedimentum impediment, from impedire

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