Pronunciation: (foor'u-zhâr"; Fr. fOO-ra-zher'),[key] —n., —pl.-gèresPronunciation: (-zhârz"; Fr. -zher').[key]
(in French and U.S. military use)
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.