appellant


1ap·pel·lant

adjective \ə-ˈpe-lənt\

Definition of APPELLANT

:  of or relating to an appeal :  appellate <an appellant court>

First Known Use of APPELLANT

14th century

Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi

Rhymes with APPELLANT

2appellant

noun

law : someone who requests that a higher court review and change the decision of a lower court : someone who appeals a decision

Full Definition of APPELLANT

:  one that appeals; specifically :  one that appeals from a judicial decision or decree

First Known Use of APPELLANT

15th century

Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi

Rhymes with APPELLANT

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