Pronunciation: (par"u-fur-nāl'yu, -fu-nāl'-),[key] —n. 1. (sometimes used with a singular v.) equipment, apparatus, or furnishing used in or necessary for a particular activity: a skier's paraphernalia. 2. (used with a plural v.) personal belongings.
3. (used with a singular v.)Law.the personal articles, apart from dower, reserved by law to a married woman.