apanage

noun a·pa·nage

less common spelling of

  1. 1a :  a grant (as of land or revenue) made by a sovereign or a legislative body to a dependent member of the royal family or a principal vassalb :  a property or privilege appropriated to or by a person as something due

  2. 2 :  a rightful endowment or adjunct


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