Appellate Definition

ə-pĕlĭt
adjective
Of or relating to the review of a decision of a lower court by a higher court.
American Heritage
Relating to or having jurisdiction to review appeals.
An appellate court.
Webster's New World
Relating to a specific appeal or to appeals in general.
Webster's New World Law

That can be (legally) appealed to, especially of a court that hears appeals of decisions by a lower court.

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Origin of Appellate

  • Latin appellātus past participle of appellāre to entreat appeal

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin appellātus.

    From Wiktionary

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