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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Something added or attached to an entity of greater importance or size; an adjunct.
  • n. Biology A part or organ, such as an arm, leg, tail, or fin, that is joined to the axis or trunk of a body.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. an external body part that projects from the body
  • n. a natural prolongation or projection from a part of any organism
  • n. a part that is joined to something larger

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which is appended to something as a proper part of it; a subordinate attached part of anything.
  • n. Something added to a principal or greater thing, though not necessary to it, as a portico to a house.
  • n. Synonyms Adjunct, attachment, appurtenance, addition, concomitant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an external body part that projects from the body
  • n. a part that is joined to something larger
  • n. a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant

Etymologies

append +‎ -age (Wiktionary)

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