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appendant

[uh-pen-duh nt] /əˈpɛn dənt/
adjective
1.
attached or suspended; annexed.
2.
associated as an accompaniment or consequence:
the salary appendant to a position.
3.
Law. pertaining to a legal appendant.
noun
4.
a person or thing attached or added.
5.
Law. any subordinate possession or right historically annexed to or dependent on a greater one and automatically passing with it, as by sale or inheritance.
Also, appendent.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English ap(p)endaunt (in legal sense) < Anglo-French, present participle of apendre to belong (to), befit < Medieval Latin appendēre, equivalent to Latin ap- ap-1 + pendēre to hang (intransitive); later senses by association with append
Related forms
appendance, appendancy, appendence, appendency, noun
nonappendance, noun
nonappendant, adjective
nonappendence, noun
nonappendent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for appendant

appendant

/əˈpɛndənt/
adjective
1.
attached, affixed, or added
2.
attendant or associated as an accompaniment or result
3.
a less common word for pendent
4.
(law) relating to another right
noun
5.
a person or thing attached or added
6.
(property law) a subordinate right or interest, esp in or over land, attached to a greater interest and automatically passing with the sale of the latter
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