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Definition of appendage noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

appendage

 noun
noun
NAmE//əˈpɛndɪdʒ//
 
(formal)
 
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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 like a mere appendage.
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