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Definition of appellant:

  1. A challenger.
  2. One who accuses another of felony or treason.
  3. One who appealed to a general council against the bull Unigenitus.
  4. One who appeals or entreats.
  5. One who appeals, or asks for a rehearing or review of a cause by a higher tribunal.
  6. Relating to an appeal; appellate.


appealer, ask, plaintiff in error, appellate, law, suitor, petitioner.

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