libellee

noun

li·​bel·​lee
variants also libelee
ˌlī-bə-ˈlē
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 21 Jun. 2024.

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