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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Appellant  \Ap*pel"lant\,  n. 
  1.  (Law) 
  a  One  who  accuses  another  of  felony  or  treason.  [Obs.] 
  b  One  who  appeals,  or  asks  for  a  rehearing  or  review  of 
  a  cause  by  a  higher  tribunal. 
 
  2.  A  challenger.  [Obs.]  --Milton. 
 
  3.  (Eccl.  Hist.)  One  who  appealed  to  a  general  council 
  against  the  bull  Unigenitus 
 
  4.  One  who  appeals  or  entreats. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  {Party  appellant}  (Law),  the  party  who  appeals;  appellant;  -- 
  opposed  to  {respondent},  or  {appellee}.  --Tomlins. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  appellant 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  taking  account  of  appeals  (usually 
  legal  appeals);  "appellate  court"  [syn:  {appellate}] 
  n  :  the  party  who  appeals  a  decision  of  a  lower  court  [syn:  {plaintiff 
  in  error}] 




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