Impedimenta
Impedimenta Im*ped`i*men"ta, n. pl. [L. See {Impediment}, {Impede}.] Things which impede or hinder progress; incumbrances; baggage; specif. (Mil.), the supply trains which must accompany an army.

On the plains they will have horses dragging travoises, dogs with travoises, women and children loaded with impedimenta. --Julian Ralph. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • impedimenta — [ ɛ̃pedimɛ̃ta ] n. m. pl. • 1876; mot lat. 1 ♦ Milit. Véhicules, bagages encombrants, qui embarrassent la marche d une armée. 2 ♦ Fig. et littér. Ce qui entrave le déplacement, l activité. « Deux impedimenta gênent la petite dame : son faux mari …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • impedimenta — (n.) traveling equipment, c.1600, from L. impedimenta luggage, baggage, lit. that by which one is impeded; plural of impedimentum (see IMPEDIMENT (Cf. impediment)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • impedimenta — sustantivo femenino 1. Área: militar Bagaje o carga que lleva una tropa: Los enemigos huyeron y abandonaron su impedimenta …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • impedimenta — (Del lat. impedimenta, pl. de tum, impedimento). f. Bagaje que suele llevar la tropa, e impide la celeridad de las marchas y operaciones …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • impedimenta — index cargo, paraphernalia (apparatus) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • IMPEDIMENTA — vide infra Tuldum …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • impedimenta — s. m. pl. Tudo o que embaraça ou impede a completa liberdade de ação ou de movimento.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra latina …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • impedimenta — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ equipment for an activity or expedition, especially when an encumbrance. ORIGIN Latin, impediments …   English terms dictionary

  • impedimenta — [im ped΄ə men′tə] pl.n. [L, pl. of impedimentum: see IMPEDIMENT] things hindering progress, as on a trip; encumbrances; esp., baggage, supplies, or equipment, as those carried along with an army …   English World dictionary

  • impedimenta — (Voz latina.) ► sustantivo femenino Carga o bagaje que dificulta los movimientos o la marcha de una persona o de un ejército. * * * impedimenta (del lat. «impedimenta», pl. de «impedimentum», impedimento) f. *Carga o bagaje que dificulta la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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