Definitions for appendageəˈpɛn dɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ap•pend•ageəˈpɛn dɪdʒ(n.)

  1. a limb or other subsidiary part that diverges from the central or principal structure.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. a person in a subordinate or dependent position.

  3. an adjunct to something greater:

    wit as a natural appendage to wisdom.

Origin of appendage:

1640–50

ap•pend′aged(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. extremity, appendage, member(noun)

    an external body part that projects from the body

    "it is important to keep the extremities warm"

  2. process, outgrowth, appendage(noun)

    a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant

    "a bony process"

  3. appendage(noun)

    a part that is joined to something larger

Wiktionary

  1. appendage(Noun)

    an external body part that projects from the body

  2. appendage(Noun)

    a natural prolongation or projection from a part of any organism

  3. appendage(Noun)

    a part that is joined to something larger

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appendage(noun)

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

  2. Appendage(noun)

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

Freebase

  1. Appendage

    A natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; a part that is joined to something larger.


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