Definition of appendage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈpendɪdʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈpendɪdʒ//
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a smaller or less important part of something larger The two appendages hanging from the insect’s mouth are used to detect and taste food. He treats his wife as no more than a mere appendage.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: appendage