appurtenance
Pronunciation
  • (Northern California, US)
Noun

appurtenance (plural appurtenances)

  1. An appendage to something else.
  2. (in the plural) Equipment used for some specific task; gear.
  3. The thing to which another pertains.
  4. (legal) Minor property, such as an outhouse, that passes with the main property when it is sold.
  5. (grammar) A modifier that is appended or prepended to another word to coin a new word that expresses belonging.
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