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Definition of Appendant


  1. Hanging; annexed; adjunct; concomitant; as, a seal appendant to a paper.
  2. 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.
  3. Anything attached to another as incidental or subordinate to it.
  4. A inheritance annexed by prescription to a superior inheritance.

Appendant Translations

appendant in French is annexe