Impedimenta



[im-ped-uh-men-tuh] /ɪmˌpɛd əˈmɛn tə/

plural noun
1.
baggage or other things that retard one’s progress, as supplies carried by an army:
the impedimenta of the weekend skier.
/ɪmˌpɛdɪˈmɛntə/
plural noun
1.
the baggage and equipment carried by an army
2.
any objects or circumstances that impede progress
3.
a plural of impediment (sense 3)
n.

“traveling equipment,” c.1600, from Latin impedimenta “luggage, baggage,” literally “that by which one is impeded;” plural of impedimentum (see impediment).

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