Party appellant
Appellant Ap*pel"lant, a. [L. appellans, p. pr. of appellare; cf. F. appelant. See {Appeal}.] Relating to an appeal; appellate. ``An appellant jurisdiction.'' --Hallam. [1913 Webster]

{Party appellant} (Law), the party who appeals; appellant; -- opposed to {respondent}, or {appellee}. --Tomlins. [1913 Webster]


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  • Appellant — Ap*pel lant, a. [L. appellans, p. pr. of appellare; cf. F. appelant. See {Appeal}.] Relating to an appeal; appellate. An appellant jurisdiction. Hallam. [1913 Webster] {Party appellant} (Law), the party who appeals; appellant; opposed to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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