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Topic: LITERATURE

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: appendere; APPEND

appendix

noun
     
ap‧pen‧dix or [countable]
1HBH plural appendixes a small organ near your bowel, which has little or no use:
Christine had to go into hospital to have her appendix out (=have it removed).
2TCN plural appendices a part at the end of a book containing additional information:
See Appendix 2.6
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