Appendix 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. [1913 Webster]

Normandy became an appendix to England. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

3. (Anatomy) The vermiform appendix. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Syn: See {Supplement}. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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