A compound word…


  1. clothe (someone).
    “all the vestments in which they used to apparel their Deities”
Middle English (as a verb in the sense ‘make ready or fit’; as a noun ‘furnishings, equipment’): from Old French apareillier, based on Latin ad- ‘to’ (expressing change) + par ‘equal’


Miscellaneous articles, especially the equipment needed for a particular activity.

    • trappings associated with a particular institution or activity that are regarded as superfluous.
      “the rituals and paraphernalia of government”
Mid 17th century (denoting property owned by a married woman): from medieval Latin, based on Greek parapherna ‘property apart from a dowry’, from para ‘distinct from’ + pherna (from phernē ‘dower’).

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