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Appendage - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Appendage' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Appendage [ n.]
- Something appended to, or accompanying, a principal or greater thing, though not necessary to it, as a portico to a house.
- A subordinate or subsidiary part or organ; an external organ or limb, esp. of the articulates.

Meaning of 'Appendage' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . appendage [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
Example in sentence:
  • a bony process
Meaning (2):
- an external body part that projects from the body
Example in sentence:
  • it is important to keep the extremities warm