- appertaining or belonging; pertaining.
- an appurtenance.
Origin of appurtenant
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Examples from the Web for appurtenant
It is my duty to warn you that the property does not produce much revenue; the appurtenant estates are not well kept up.The White House (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XII)
Charles Paul de Kock
And its appurtenant projectiles belong to the same branch as in the preceding case.
Only pieces of land together with the appurtenant territorial waters are alienable parts of territory.International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)
Lassa Francis Oppenheim
Waste land (it may be) is given in large quantities, but merely as appurtenant to the profitable core of the gift.Domesday Book and Beyond</p>
Frederic William Maitland
Has any of your readers met with, or heard of the second short line, appendant and appurtenant to the first?
- relating, belonging, or accessory
- another word for appurtenance
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Word Origin and History for appurtenant
late 14c., from Anglo-French apurtenant, Old French apartenant, present participle of apartenir "be related to" (see appurtenance).
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