libellant
Libelant Li"bel*ant (-ant), n. One who libels; one who institutes a suit in an ecclesiastical or admiralty court. [Written also {libellant}.] --Cranch. [1913 Webster]

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  • libellant — li·bel·lant also li·bel·ant / lī bə lənt/ n 1: a party who institutes a suit (as in admiralty) by a libel; esp: the petitioner or plaintiff in a divorce proceeding the libellant agreed to pay alimony 2: libeler Merr …   Law dictionary

  • libellant — noun see libelant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Libellant — Li|bel|lant der; en, en <zu ↑...ant> (veraltet) svw. ↑Libellist …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • libellant — li·bel·lant || laɪblÉ™nt n. plaintiff, one who brings suit against by means of a libel (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • libellant — li·bel·lant …   English syllables

  • libellant — /ˈlaɪbələnt/ (say luybuhluhnt) noun someone who libels, or institutes suit. Also, US, libelant …   Australian English dictionary

  • libellant — The complaining party in an admiralty or ecclesiastical suit …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • libellant — noun see libelant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Libelant — Li bel*ant ( ant), n. One who libels; one who institutes a suit in an ecclesiastical or admiralty court. [Written also {libellant}.] Cranch. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • libelant — or libellant noun Date: 1596 one that institutes a suit by a libel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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