Pronunciation: (ap'un-zel"; Ger. ä'pun-tsel"),[key] —n. 1. a canton in NE Switzerland, divided into two independent areas. Cf. Appenzell Ausser Rhoden, Appenzell Inner Rhoden. 2. a town in and the capital of Appenzell Inner Rhoden. 5200.
3. (often l.c.) a type of embroidery, used chiefly on fine hankerchiefs.