Now Rare appellation
Origin of compellationClassical Latin compellatio ; from compellare, to accost, address ; from Classical Latin compellere: see compel
- The act of addressing or designating someone by name.
- A name; an appellation.
Origin of compellationLatin compellati&omacron;, compellati&omacron;n-, from compellatus, past participle of compellare, to address; see pel-5 in Indo-European roots.