demandant

noun de·man·dant \ di-ˈman-dənt \

Definition of demandant

1 archaic : the plaintiff in a real action
2 archaic : one who makes a demand or claim

Origin and Etymology of demandant

Middle English demaundant, borrowed from Anglo-French, "questioner, claimant, plaintiff," noun derivative from present participle of demander, demaunder "to ask a question, claim as due" — more at 2demand


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