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  1. ac·ces·so·ry
    IPA[əkˈses(ə)rē]
  2. noun

    adjective

    • 1. contributing to or aiding an activity or process in a minor way; subsidiary or supplementary:

      functionally the maxillae are a pair of accessory jaws
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: accessory, plural noun: accessories

    • noun

      a thing which can be added to something else in order to make it more useful, versatile, or attractive:

      a small article or item of clothing carried or worn to complement a garment or outfit:

    • adjective

      contributing to or aiding an activity or process in a minor way; subsidiary or supplementary:
    • noun

      a constituent mineral present in small quantity and not taken into account in identifying a rock.
    • noun

      any of various cells of the immune system that interact with T cells in the initiation of the immune response.
    • noun

      each of the eleventh pair of cranial nerves, supplying certain muscles in the neck and shoulder.
    • noun

      each of the eleventh pair of cranial nerves, supplying certain muscles in the neck and shoulder.
    • noun

      any of various cells of the immune system that interact with T lymphocytes in the initiation of the immune response.
    • noun

      a constituent mineral present in small quantity and not taken into account in identifying a rock.
    • a person who incites or assists someone to commit a crime
    • a person who knowingly aids someone who has committed a crime
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