Appellation is defined as the act of giving a name to someone or something.(noun)
An example of an appellation is the act of two parents choosing a name for their new baby.
The definition of an appellation is the title or name of someone.(noun)
An example of an appellation is the name Tom.
See appellation in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L appellatio < pp. of appellare, appeal
See appellation in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English appelacion
Origin: , from Old French appelation
Origin: , from Latin appellātiō, appellātiōn-
Origin: , from appellātus
Origin: , past participle of appellāre, to entreat; see appeal
Origin: . Sense 2, from French appellation (d’origine contrôlée), (registered vintage) trade name
Origin: , from appellation, trade name
Origin: , from Old French appelation.
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