Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of the nature of an appendix.
  • Relating to an appendix, specifically to the vermiform appendix.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or like an appendix.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of an appendix or appendices.
  • adjective rare, biology, specifically Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of the vermiform appendix.

Etymologies

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Latin appendic- (stem of appendix) + English -al

Examples

  • It is not a dramatic poem in the sense that “Pippa Passes” is, for its ten Books (the first and twelfth are respectively introductory and appendical) are monologues.

    Life of Robert Browning

  • It is not a dramatic poem in the sense that "Pippa Passes" is, for its ten Books (the first and twelfth are respectively introductory and appendical) are monologues.

    Life of Robert Browning

  • Readers interested in the known facts concerning the "master-mind, the thinker, the explorer, the creator," the forerunner of Mesmer and even of Darwin and Wallace, who began life with the sounding appellation "Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus ab Hohenheim," should consult Browning's own learned appendical note, and Mr. Berdoe's interesting essay in the Browning Society Papers,

    Life of Robert Browning

  • Readers interested in the known facts concerning the “master-mind, the thinker, the explorer, the creator,” the forerunner of Mesmer and even of Darwin and Wallace, who began life with the sounding appellation “Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus ab Hohenheim,” should consult Browning's own learned appendical note, and Mr. Berdoe's interesting essay in the Browning Society Papers, No. xlix.]

    Life of Robert Browning

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