li·​bel·​ant ˈlī-bə-lənt How to pronounce libelant (audio)
variants or libellant
: one that institutes a suit by a libel

Word History

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of libelant was in 1596

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Cite this Entry

“Libelant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

Legal Definition


variant of libellant

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