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ap•pen•dix /əˈpɛndɪks/USA pronunciation
n. [countable],pl. -dix•es, -di•ces/-dəˌsiz/.USA pronunciation
additional or extra material at the end of a text:An appendix to the grammar table lists all the place names that take "the'' in English, like "United States''.
any additional or extra part;
Anatomyan outgrowth on the large intestine, shaped like a worm. See -pend-.
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appendix /əˈpɛndɪks/ n ( pl -dices / -dɪˌsiːz/, -dixes)
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin: an appendage, from appendere to append
- a body of separate additional material at the end of a book, magazine, etc, esp one that is documentary or explanatory
- any part that is dependent or supplementary in nature or function; appendage
- See vermiform appendix
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