appendant

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

ap·pen·dant

adjective \ə-ˈpen-dənt\

Definition of APPENDANT

1
:  belonging as a right by prescription —used of annexed land in English law
2
:  associated as an attendant circumstance
3
[append] :  attached as an appendage <a seal appendant to a document>
appendant noun

Origin of APPENDANT

Middle English, from Anglo-French apendaunt, present participle of apendre to belong, be subject, from Medieval Latin appendēre to be attached, belong to, from Latin, to be pending, from ad- + pendēre to hang (vi.)
First Known Use: 15th century

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