The Collaborative International Dictionary
Appertinent \Ap*per"ti*nent\, a.
Belonging; appertaining. [Now usually written appurtenant.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., from Anglo-French apurtenant, Old French apartenant, present participle of apartenir "be related to" (see appurtenance).
a. 1 Of or pertaining to an appurtenance. 2 ancillary or subsidiary. alt. 1 Of or pertaining to an appurtenance. 2 ancillary or subsidiary. n. 1 An appendage or attachment. 2 (context legal English) A type of easement benefiting real property that "runs with the land" as opposed to an interest belonging solely to the beneficiary.
Usage examples of "appurtenant".
Was this right appurtenant to the manor, or was it also appendant to a frank tenement in a particular vill?