appellant

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See also: appelant

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman, from Old French apelant.

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Adjective[edit]

appellant (not comparable)

  1. (law) of or relating to appeals
    • Hallam
      An appellant jurisdiction.

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Noun[edit]

appellant (plural appellants)

  1. (law) a litigant or party that is making an appeal in court
    The appellant made her submissions to the court.
    Synonym: plaintiff in error
  2. One who makes an earnest entreaty of any kind.
  3. (obsolete) One who challenges another to single combat.
  4. (historical) One of the clergy in the Jansenist controversy who rejected the bull Unigenitus issued in 1713, appealing to a pope "better informed", or to a general council.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

appellant

  1. present participle of appeller

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

appellant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of appellō