Law relating to appeals; appealing
Origin of appellantFrench from present participle of appeler, appeal
a person who appeals, esp. to a higher court
One who appeals a court decision.
Origin of appellantMiddle English one who makes a charge in court, plaintiff from Old French apelant from present participle of apeler to appeal ; see appeal .
(comparative more appellant, superlative most appellant)
- (law) of or relating to appeals
Anglo-Norman, from Old French apelant
appellant - Legal Definition
A party who appeals a court or administrative agency’s decision. See also appellee.