appendant


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ap·pen·dant

 (ə-pĕn′dənt)
adj.
1. Affixed as an appendage.
2. Accompanying; attendant: faith and its appendant hope.
3. Belonging to a land grant as a subsidiary right in English law.

ap·pen′dant n.

appendant

(əˈpɛndənt)
adj
1. attached, affixed, or added
2. attendant or associated as an accompaniment or result
3. a less common word for pendent
4. (Law) law relating to another right
n
5. a person or thing attached or added
6. (Law) property law a subordinate right or interest, esp in or over land, attached to a greater interest and automatically passing with the sale of the latter

ap•pend•ant

(əˈpɛn dənt)

adj.
1. attached; annexed.
2. associated as an accompaniment or consequence.
3. pertaining to a legal appendant.
n.
4. a person or thing attached or added.
5. a right historically annexed to a greater one and automatically passing with it, as by inheritance.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French]
ap•pend′ance, n.
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Adj.1.appendant - affixed as an appendage
affixed - firmly attached; "the affixed labels"
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