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ap·a·nage

 (ăp′ə-nĭj)
n.
Variant of appanage.

apanage

(ˈæpənɪdʒ)
n
(Historical Terms) a variant spelling of appanage

ap•pa•nage

or ap•a•nage

(ˈæp ə nɪdʒ)

n.
1. land or some other source of revenue assigned for the maintenance of a member of a royal family.
2. whatever belongs rightfully or appropriately to one's rank or station in life.
3. a natural or necessary accompaniment; adjunct.
[1595–1605; < Middle French, Old French apanage=apan(er) to endow with a maintenance < Medieval Latin appānāre= ap-1 + pānis bread]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.apanage - any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in lifeapanage - any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life; "for thousands of years the chair was an appanage of state and dignity rather than an article of ordinary use"
fringe benefit, perk, perquisite - an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right); "a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
2.apanage - a grant (by a sovereign or a legislative body) of resources to maintain a dependent member of a ruling family; "bishoprics were received as appanages for the younger sons of great families"
grant, assignment - (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance

appanage

also apanage
noun
A privilege granted a person, as by virtue of birth:
Law: droit.
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