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 — (n.) late 14c., Anglo French, from O.Fr. apelant, noun from prp. of apeler, from L. appellare (see APPEAL (Cf. appeal)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • appellant — UK [əˈpelənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms appellant : singular appellant plural appellants legal someone who appeals against a decision of a court of law …   English dictionary

  • appellant — I. adjective Date: 14th century of or relating to an appeal ; appellate < an appellant court > II. noun Date: 15th century one that appeals; specifically one that appeals from a judicial decision or decree …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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