adjective ad·nexed \(ˈ)ad-¦nekst\

Definition of adnexed


  1. :  reaching to the stem, but not attached to it —used of the gills of some agarics

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Origin and Etymology of adnexed

Latin adnexus “attached, conjoined” + 2-ed — more at adnexa

First Known Use: 1821

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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