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Noun apanage has 2 senses
- appanage, apanage - any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life; "for thousands of years the chair was an appanage of state and dignity rather than an article of ordinary use"
--1 is a kind of fringe benefit, perquisite, perk
- appanage, apanage - a grant (by a sovereign or a legislative body) of resources to maintain a dependent member of a ruling family; "bishoprics were received as appanages for the younger sons of great families"
--2 is a kind of grant, assignment