appanage

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From French apanage, from Latin *appanare, adpanare ‘to give bread’.

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appanage (plural appanages)

  1. A grant (especially by a sovereign) of land (or other source of revenue) as a birthright
  2. A perquisite that is appropriate to one's position

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