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

appurtenant

noun

Examples of appurtenant in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of appurtenant

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

Law Dictionary

appurtenant

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

legal Definition of appurtenant

: annexed or belonging to a more important property

Origin and Etymology of appurtenant

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

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