noun Law.

  1. the defendant or respondent in an appellate proceeding.


  1. law a person who is accused or appealed against

1530s, from Anglo-French (late 14c.), from Old French apelé (Modern French appelé) “accused, defendant,” noun use of past participle of appeler “to call, address;” see appeal + -ee.

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