- A part that is added to something larger.
- A limb or other body part that is not essential for survival.
Late 16th century: from latin appendere "hang on" + -age.
- The tail is an appendage of the spine.
- The tentacle is an appendage of the octopus.
- The wings are appendages of the bird's body.
- The human appendix is a vestigial appendage.
- The extra rooms added to the house are appendages to the main structure.
Some random words: lobe, provender, harbormaster