Appendiculate leaf, a small appended leaf. Withering.

(Ap*pen"dix) n.; pl. E. Appendixes L. Appendices [L. appendix, -dicis, fr. appendere. See Append.]

1. Something appended or added; an appendage, adjunct, or concomitant.

Normandy became an appendix to England.
Sir M. Hale.

2. Any literary matter added to a book, but not necessarily essential to its completeness, and thus distinguished from supplement, which is intended to supply deficiencies and correct inaccuracies.

Syn. — See Supplement.

(Ap*pen"sion) n. The act of appending. [Obs.]

(Ap`per*ceive") v. t. [F. apercevoir, fr. L. ad + percipere, perceptum, to perceive. See Perceive.] To perceive; to comprehend. Chaucer.

(Ap`per*cep"tion) n. [Pref. ad- + perception: cf. F. apperception.] (Metaph.) The mind's perception of itself as the subject or actor in its own states; perception that reflects upon itself; sometimes, intensified or energetic perception. Leibnitz. Reid.

This feeling has been called by philosophers the apperception or consciousness of our own existence.
Sir W. Hamilton.

(Ap*per"il) n. Peril. [Obs.] Shak.

(Ap`per*tain") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Appertained ; p. pr. & vb. n. Appertaining.] [OE. apperteinen, apertenen, OF. apartenir, F. appartenir, fr. L. appertinere; ad + pertinere to reach to, belong. See Pertain.] To belong or pertain, whether by right, nature, appointment, or custom; to relate.

Things appertaining to this life.

Give it unto him to whom it appertaineth.
Lev. vi. 5.

(Ap`per*tain"ment), n. That which appertains to a person; an appurtenance. [Obs. or R.] Shak.

(Ap*per"ti*nance Ap*per"ti*nence) n. See Appurtenance.

(Ap*per"ti*nent) a. Belonging; appertaining. [Now usually written appurtenant.] Coleridge.

(Ap*pend`i*ci"tis) n. (Med.) Inflammation of the vermiform appendix.

(Ap*pend"i*cle) n. [L. appendicula, dim. of. appendix.] A small appendage.

(Ap`pen*dic"u*lar) a. Relating to an appendicle; appendiculate. [R.]

(||Ap`pen*dic`u*la"ri*a) n. [NL.] (Zoöl.) A genus of small free-swimming Tunicata, shaped somewhat like a tadpole, and remarkable for resemblances to the larvæ of other Tunicata. It is the type of the order Copelata or Larvalia. See Illustration in Appendix.

(||Ap`pen*dic`u*la"ta) n. pl. [NL.] (Zoöl.) An order of annelids; the Polychæta.

(Ap`pen*dic"u*late) a. [See Appendicle.] Having small appendages; forming an appendage.

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