libelant

noun
li·​bel·​ant | \ ˈlī-bə-lənt How to pronounce libelant (audio) \
variants: or libellant

Definition of libelant

: one that institutes a suit by a libel

First Known Use of libelant

1596, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of libelant was in 1596

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“Libelant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/libelant. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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