Definitions

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  • n. A small appendage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small appendage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small appendage

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small appendage

Etymologies

Latin appendicula, diminutive of appendix. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For your declaration of Vieta's appendicle it is so full and plaine, as you haue aboundantlie satisfyed my desire, for wch I yield you the thankes I ought, onlie in a word tell me whether by it he can solue Copernicus, 5 cap: of his 5. booke.

    Thomas Hariot

  • M. Pontedera believes it designed to lubricate the vegetable uterus, and compares the horn-like nectaries of some flowers to the appendicle of the caecum intestinum of animals.

    The Botanic Garden A Poem in Two Parts. Part 1: the Economy of Vegetation

  • When the pitch and height of men’s attainments in this world is but a consectary, an appendicle of it, what must this kingdom be in itself, when all these things follow as attendants?

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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