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four•ra•gèreˌfʊər əˈʒɛər(n.)

  1. an ornament of cord worn on the shoulder.

    Category: Military

  2. such a cord awarded as an honorary military decoration.

    Category: Military

Origin of fourragère:

1915–20; < F


  1. Fourragère

    The fourragère is a military award, distinguishing military units as a whole, that is shaped as a braided cord. The award has been firstly adopted by France, followed by other nations such as the Netherlands, Belgium and Portugal.


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