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libellant

noun li·bel·lant \ˈlī-bə-lənt\
variants: also

libelant

\ˈlī-bə-lənt\

Legal Definition of libellant

  1. 1 :  a party who institutes a suit (as in admiralty) by a libel; especially :  the petitioner or plaintiff in a divorce proceeding the libellant agreed to pay alimony

  2. 2 :  libeler


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