adnexed

adjective
ad·​nexed | \ (ˈ)ad-¦nekst \

Definition of adnexed

botany
: reaching to the stem, but not attached to it used of the gills of some agarics

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First Known Use of adnexed

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adnexed

Latin adnexus "attached, conjoined" + -ed entry 2

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“Adnexed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adnexed. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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