noun \ə-ˈpərt-nən(t)s, -ˈpər-tə-nən(t)s\

: an object that is used with or for something

Full Definition of APPURTENANCE

:  an incidental right (as a right-of-way) attached to a principal property right and passing in possession with it
:  a subordinate part or adjunct <the appurtenance of welcome is fashion and ceremony — Shakespeare>
plural :  accessory objects :  apparatus <the appurtenances of wealth>

First Known Use of APPURTENANCE

14th century


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