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appendage
Any limb or articulated outgrowth of the insect body; such as, the antennae or wings.
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Word Entries at Word Info: “appendage
appendage (s) (noun), appendages (pl)
1. A body part, or organ, that projects from the main part of the body; for example, an arm, a leg, a tail, a wing, or a fin; again, any of which is joined to the axis or trunk of a body.
2. That which is fastened to something else; such as, a small, or a secondary, attachment.
This entry is located in the following units: -age (page 1) pend-, -pens, -pense, -pending, -pended (page 1)
(Latin: to whip, a whip, whip-like appendage)
(Late Latin: feeler, to feel; a flexible appendage serving as an organ for moving around or for touching)