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.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- the act of calling by a name
- a name or title that describes or identifies a person or thing; designation
Origin: Classical Latin appellatio ; from past participle of appellare, appeal
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- A name, title, or designation.
- A protected name under which a wine may be sold, indicating that the grapes used are of a specific kind from a specific district.
- The act of naming.
Origin: Middle English appelacion, from Old French appelation, from Latin appellātiō, appellātiōn-, from appellātus, past participle of appellāre, to entreat; see appeal. Sense 2, from French appellation (d’origine contrôlée), (registered vintage) trade name, from appellation, trade name, from Old French appelation.