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appendage

[uh-pen-dij]
noun
1.
a subordinate part attached to something; an auxiliary part; addition.
2.
Anatomy, Zoology. any member of the body diverging from the axial trunk.
3.
Botany, Mycology. any subsidiary part superadded to another part.
4.
a person in a subordinate or dependent position, especially a servile or parasitic follower.

Origin:
1640–50; append + -age

appendaged, adjective
unappendaged, adjective
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appendage (əˈpɛndɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  an ancillary or secondary part attached to a main part; adjunct
2.  zoology any organ that projects from the trunk of animals such as arthropods
3.  botany any subsidiary part of a plant, such as a branch or leaf

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appendage
1640s, from append (q.v.).
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appendage ap·pend·age (ə-pěn'dĭj)
n.
A part or organ attached to a main structure and subordinate in function or size.

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