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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ap·pen·dant /əˈpɛndənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·pend·ant, n.
 1. Anything attached to another as incidental or subordinate to it.
 2. Law A inheritance annexed by prescription to a superior inheritance.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·pend·ant, a.
 1. Hanging; annexed; adjunct; concomitant; as, a seal appendant to a paper.
    As they have transmitted the benefit to us, it is but reasonable we should suffer the appendant calamity.   --Jer. Taylor.
 2. Law Appended by prescription, that is, a personal usage for a considerable time; -- said of a thing of inheritance belonging to another inheritance which is superior or more worthy; as, an advowson, common, etc. , which may be appendant to a manor, common of fishing to a freehold, a seat in church to a house.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : affixed as an appendage