Definition of appurtenant in English:


Line breaks: ap¦pur¦ten|ant
Pronunciation: /əˈpəːt(ɪ)nənt


Belonging; pertinent: properties appurtenant to the main building
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late Middle English: from Old French apartenant 'appertaining', from the verb apartenir (see appertain).

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