appurtenant

[ uh-pur-tn-uh nt ]
/ əˈpɜr tn ənt /

adjective

appertaining or belonging; pertaining.

noun


Nearby words

  1. appt.,
  2. apptd.,
  3. appulse,
  4. appurtenance,
  5. appurtenances,
  6. apr,
  7. apr.,
  8. apra,
  9. apra harbor,
  10. apractic

Origin of appurtenant

1350–1400; Middle English (see appurtenance, -ant); replacing Middle English apertinent < Late Latin appertinent- (stem of appertinēns, present participle of appertinēre). See ap-1, pertinent

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British Dictionary definitions for appurtenant

appurtenant

/ (əˈpɜːtɪnənt) /

adjective

relating, belonging, or accessory

noun

another word for appurtenance
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Word Origin and History for appurtenant

appurtenant

adj.

late 14c., from Anglo-French apurtenant, Old French apartenant, present participle of apartenir "be related to" (see appurtenance).

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