libellee

noun
li·​bel·​lee
variants: also libelee \ ˌlī-​bə-​ˈlē \

Legal Definition of libellee

1 : a party against whom a suit has been instituted by a libel especially : the respondent or defendant in a divorce proceeding
2 : a person who has been libeled

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“Libellee.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/libellee. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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