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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Appendage  \Ap*pend"age\,  n. 
  1.  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. 
 
  Antenn[ae]  and  other  appendages  used  for  feeling. 
  --Carpenter. 
 
  Syn:  Addition;  adjunct;  concomitant. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  appendage 
  n  1:  an  external  body  part  that  projects  from  the  body;  "it  is 
  important  to  keep  the  extremities  warm"  [syn:  {extremity}, 
  {member}] 
  2:  a  natural  prolongation  or  projection  from  a  part  of  an 
  organism  either  animal  or  plant;  "a  bony  process"  [syn:  {process}, 
  {outgrowth}] 
  3:  a  part  that  is  joined  to  something  larger 




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