Appellation meaning

ăpə-lāshən
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Appellation is defined as the act of giving a name to someone or something.

An example of an appellation is the act of two parents choosing a name for their new baby.

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A protected name under which a wine may be sold, indicating that the grapes used are of a specific kind from a specific district.
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The act of naming.
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(formal or dated) A name, title, or designation.
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A name, title, or designation.
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An indication for wine that describes its geographic origin.
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The definition of an appellation is the title or name of someone.

An example of an appellation is the name Tom.

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The act of calling by a name.
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A name or title that describes or identifies a person or thing; designation.
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Origin of appellation

  • Middle English appelacion from Old French appelation from Latin appellātiō appellātiōn- from appellātus past participle of appellāre to entreat appeal Sense 2, from French appellation (d’origine contrôlée) (registered vintage) trade name from appellation trade name from Old French appelation

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

  • From the Old French apellatiun, from the Latin appellātiō (“a naming”).

    From Wiktionary