Appurtenant
Appurtenant Ap*pur"te*nant, a. [F. appartenant, p. pr. of appartenir. See {Appurtenance}.] Annexed or pertaining to some more important thing; accessory; incident; as, a right of way appurtenant to land or buildings. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

{Common appurtenant}. (Law) See under {Common, n.} [1913 Webster]


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  • appurtenant — ap·pur·te·nant /ə pərt ən ənt/ adj [Anglo French apurtenant, alteration of Old French apartenant, present participle of apartenir to belong, appertain]: annexed or belonging to a more important property Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law.… …   Law dictionary

  • Appurtenant — Ap*pur te*nant, n. Something which belongs or appertains to another thing; an appurtenance. [1913 Webster] Mysterious appurtenants and symbols of redemption. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appurtenant — (adj.) late 14c., from Anglo Fr. apurtenant, O.Fr. apartenant, prp. of apartenir be related to (see APPURTENANCE (Cf. appurtenance)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • appurtenant — [ə pʉrt′ nənt] adj. appertaining or pertinent; accessory n. an appurtenance …   English World dictionary

  • appurtenant — adjective Etymology: Middle English apertenant, from Anglo French appurtenant, present participle of apurtenir to belong more at appertain Date: 14th century 1. constituting a legal accompaniment 2. auxiliary, accessory < appurtenant equipment > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • appurtenant — Belonging to; accessory or incident to; adjunct, appended, or annexed to; answering to accessorium in the civil law. Employed in leases for the purpose of including any easements or servitudes used or enjoyed with the demised premises. A thing is …   Black's law dictionary

  • appurtenant — Belonging to; accessory or incident to; adjunct, appended, or annexed to; answering to accessorium in the civil law. Employed in leases for the purpose of including any easements or servitudes used or enjoyed with the demised premises. A thing is …   Black's law dictionary

  • appurtenant — Appertinent Ap*per ti*nent, a. Belonging; appertaining. [Now usually written {appurtenant}.] Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appurtenant — /euh perr tn euhnt/, adj. 1. appertaining or belonging; pertaining. n. 2. an appurtenance. [1350 1400; ME (see APPURTENANCE, ANT); r. ME apertinent < LL appertinent (s. of appertinens, prp. of appertinere). See AP 1, PERTINENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • appurtenant — 1. adjective a) Of or pertaining to an appurtenance. b) Ancillary or subsidiary. 2. noun An appendage or attachment …   Wiktionary

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