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 for Mat[''e]riel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mat'eriel \Ma`t['e]`ri`el"\, n. [F. See Material.]
     Those objects in a complex system which constitute the
     materials, or instruments employed, in distinction from the
     personnel, or men; for example, the buildings, libraries, and
     apparatus of a college, in distinction from its officers; --
     used in a collective sense.
     [1913 Webster]
     2. Specifically: (Military) The arms, munitions, baggage,
        equipment, provisions, etc., of an army.
        [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  77 Moby Thesaurus words for "materiel":
     abundance, accouterments, accumulation, amassment, apparatus,
     appliances, appointments, appurtenances, armament, backlog, budget,
     collection, commissariat, commissary, conveniences, cornucopia,
     cumulation, duffel, dump, equipage, equipment, facilities,
     facility, fittings, fixtures, furnishings, furniture, gear,
     habiliments, heap, hoard, impedimenta, installations, inventory,
     kit, larder, machinery, mass, material, material resources,
     materials, munition, munitions, outfit, paraphernalia, pile, plant,
     plenitude, plenty, plumbing, provisionment, provisions, rations,
     raw material, repertoire, repertory, rick, rig, rigging, stack,
     staple, stock, stock-in-trade, stockpile, store, stores, stuff,
     substances, supplies, supply, supply on hand, tackle, tackling,
     things, treasure, treasury, utensils

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