litigant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin litigans, litigantis.

Noun[edit]

litigant (plural litigants)

  1. (law) A party suing or being sued in a lawsuit, or otherwise calling upon the judicial process to determine the outcome of a suit.

Adjective[edit]

litigant (comparative more litigant, superlative most litigant)

  1. Disposed to litigate; contending in law; engaged in a lawsuit.
    the parties litigant
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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

lītigant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of lītigō