panoply


panoply
panoplied, adj.
/pan"euh plee/, n., pl. panoplies.
1. a wide-ranging and impressive array or display: the dazzling panoply of the maharaja's procession; the panoply of European history.
2. a complete suit of armor.
3. a protective covering.
4. full ceremonial attire or paraphernalia; special dress and equipment.
[1570-80; < Gk panoplía full complement of arms and armor, equiv. to pan- PAN- + (h)ópl(a) arms, armor (cf. HOPLITE) + -ia -IA]

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Universalium. 2010.

Synonyms:
(complete),