Ap*pend"age, n.


Something appended to, or accompanying, a principal or greater thing, though not necessary to it, as a portico to a house.

Modesty is the appendage of sobriety. Jer. Taylor.

2. Biol.

A subordinate or subsidiary part or organ; an external organ or limb, esp. of the articulates.

Antennae and other appendages used for feeling. Carpenter.

Syn. -- Addition; adjunct; concomitant.


© Webster 1913.

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