ap·pend·age /əˈpɛndɪʤ/ 名詞
1. Something appended to, or accompanying, a principal or greater thing, though not necessary to it, as a portico to a house.
Modesty is the appendage of sobriety. --Jer. Taylor.
2. Biol. A subordinate or subsidiary part or organ; an external organ or limb, esp. of the articulates.
Antennæ and other appendages used for feeling. --Carpenter.
Syn: -- Addition; adjunct; concomitant.
n 1: an external body part that projects from the body; "it is
important to keep the extremities warm" [syn: extremity,
2: a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an
organism either animal or plant; "a bony process" [syn: process,
3: a part that is joined to something larger