rebutter

noun (1)
re·​but·​ter | \ ri-ˈbə-tər How to pronounce rebutter (audio) \

Definition of rebutter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff's surrejoinder

rebutter

noun (2)

Definition of rebutter (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that rebuts

First Known Use of rebutter

Noun (1)

1540, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1794, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rebutter

Noun (1)

Anglo-French rebuter, reboter, from reboter, verb

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“Rebutter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rebutter. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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rebutter

noun
re·​but·​ter

Legal Definition of rebutter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff's surrejoinder

rebutter

noun

Legal Definition of rebutter (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that rebuts

History and Etymology for rebutter

Noun

Anglo-French reboter, from reboter to rebut

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