Meaning of fourragère


Pronunciation: (foor'u-zhâr" Fr. f&oomacr-ra-zher'), [key]
— pl. -gères
  1. an ornament of cord worn on the shoulder.
  2. such a cord awarded as an honorary decoration, as to members of a regiment or other unit that has received a requisite number of citations.
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