What does APPENDAGE mean?

APPENDAGE meaning in General Dictionary

Something appended to or associated a key or greater thing though not essential to it as a portico to a house

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  • an external human anatomy part that tasks from human body
  • an all-natural prolongation or projection from part of an organism either pet or plant
  • part that's accompanied to one thing larger
  • some thing appended to, or accompanying, a principal or better thing, though not necessary to it, as a portico to a residence.
  • A subordinate or subsidiary component or organ; an external organ or limb, esp. of the articulates.

APPENDAGE meaning in Law Dictionary

anything added as an accessory to or the subordinate section of yet another thing. State v. Fertig, 70 Iowa, 272, 30 N. W. 633; Heinrne v. School Dist., 30 Kail. 377, 1 Pac. 104; State Treasurer v. Railroad Co., 28 N. J. Law, 26.


APPENDAGE meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1640s, from append + -age.


APPENDAGE meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

Something that is attached to something different, typically some thing larger; e.g. a leg or an arm.


APPENDAGE meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Something appended to, or accompanying, a principal or better thing, though not necessary to it, as a portico to a property.

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  • (n.) A subordinate or subsidiary part or organ; an external organ or limb, esp. regarding the articulates.

Sentence Examples with the word APPENDAGE

Elaboration in the form of the feelers, often a secondary sexual character in male insects, may result from a distal broadening of the segments, so that the appendage becomes serrate, or from the development of processes bearing sensory organs, so that the structure is pinnate or feather-like.

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