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[uh-pen-di-kuh l]
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  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • Appendicle: a small appendix: in some bees, a small sclerite at tip of labrum.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith

British Dictionary definitions for appendicle


  1. a small appendage
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Word Origin

C17: from Latin appendicula; see appendix
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