- attached or added as an appendage
- associated with as a consequence
- Law belonging to as a subsidiary right
Origin of appendantFr, present participle of appendre, append
- an appendage
- Law a subsidiary right attached to and passing with a major one
- Affixed as an appendage.
- Accompanying; attendant: faith and its appendant hope.
- Belonging to a land grant as a subsidiary right in English law.
(comparative more appendant, superlative most appendant)
- attached as an appendage
- annexed; concomitant
- a seal appendant to a paper
- (law) Appended by prescription, that is, a personal usage for a considerable time; said of a thing of inheritance belonging to another inheritance which is superior or more worthy; as, an advowson, common, etc. , which may be appendant to a manor, common of fishing to a freehold, a seat in church to a house.