apparency

noun

ap·​par·​en·​cy
əˈparənsē,
-si also -aar- or -er-
plural -es
1
obsolete : appearance, semblance
2
: the quality or state of being apparent
3
: the position of being heir apparent
the bare right of apparency carried certain privileges with itJohn Erskine †1951

Word History

Etymology

Latin apparentia, from apparent-, apparens + -ia -y

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“Apparency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apparency. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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