appurtenant

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ap·pur·te·nant

adjective \ə-ˈpərt-nənt, -ˈpər-tə-nənt\

Definition of APPURTENANT

1
:  constituting a legal accompaniment
2
:  auxiliary, accessory <appurtenant equipment>
appurtenant noun

Examples of APPURTENANT

  1. <a store selling tents, sleeping bags, and all manner of appurtenant equipment for a week of roughing it>

Origin of APPURTENANT

Middle English apertenant, from Anglo-French appurtenant, present participle of apurtenir to belong — more at appertain
First Known Use: 14th century

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