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appendagenoun [C]

uk   /əˈpen.dɪdʒ/  us   /əˈpen.dɪdʒ/ formal
something that exists as a smaller and less important part of something larger: The committee is a mere appendage of the council and has no power of its own. The organism has small leaf-like appendages.
an arm, leg, or other body part: He had a tattoo on every visible appendage.
(Definition of appendage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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appendagenoun [C]

 us   /əˈpen·dɪdʒ/
a smaller or less important part that is attached to something: The organism has small, leaflike appendages.
(Definition of appendage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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