appendicle

[ uh-pen-di-kuh l ]
/ əˈpɛn dɪ kəl /

noun

a small appendage.

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Origin of appendicle

1605–15; < Latin appendicula small appendage, equivalent to appendic- (see appendix) + -ula -ule
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British Dictionary definitions for appendicle

appendicle
/ (əˈpɛndɪkəl) /

noun

a small appendage

Word Origin for appendicle

C17: from Latin appendicula; see appendix
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