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appendage

noun [C]     /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.Words meaning parts of things an arm, leg, or other body part: He had a tattoo on every visible appendage.The legThe arm
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