appurtenant

adjective
ap·pur·te·nant | \ ə-ˈpərt-nənt , -ˈpər-tə-nənt \

Definition of appurtenant 

1 : constituting a legal accompaniment

2 : auxiliary, accessory appurtenant equipment

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appurtenant noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for appurtenant

Synonyms

accessory, auxiliary, peripheral, supplemental, supplementary

Antonyms

chief, main, principal

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Examples of appurtenant in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of appurtenant

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for appurtenant

Middle English apertenant, from Anglo-French appurtenant, present participle of apurtenir to belong — more at appertain

Anglo-French apurtenant, alteration of Old French apartenant, present participle of apartenir to belong, appertain

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appurtenant

adjective
ap·pur·te·nant | \ ə-ˈpərt-ᵊn-ənt \

Legal Definition of appurtenant 

: annexed or belonging to a more important property

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