Pronunciation: (ap'u-nij), [key]
1. land or some other source of revenue assigned for the maintenance of a member of the family of a ruling house.
2. whatever belongs rightfully or appropriately to one's rank or station in life.
3. a natural or necessary accompaniment; adjunct. Also,apanage.
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