appendix

For the noun: appendix
Plural form: appendices

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
ap•pen•dix /əˈpɛndɪks/USA pronunciation  n. [countable],pl.  -dix•es, -di•ces
    /-dəˌsiz/.USA pronunciation 
  1. 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''.
  2. any additional or extra part;
    appendage.
  3. an outgrowth on the large intestine, shaped like a worm. See -pend-.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

appendix /əˈpɛndɪks/ n ( pl -dices / -dɪˌsiːz/, -dixes)
  1. a body of separate additional material at the end of a book, magazine, etc, esp one that is documentary or explanatory
  2. any part that is dependent or supplementary in nature or function; appendage
  3. See vermiform appendix
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin: an appendage, from appendere to append



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