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[uh-pel-awr, ap-uh-lawr] /əˈpɛl ɔr, ˈæp əˌlɔr/
noun, British Law.
a person who prosecutes in an appellate proceeding.
Obsolete. a person who accuses another in a criminal appeal.
Origin of appellor
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English apelour < Anglo-French, Old French apeleor < Latin appellātor appellant. See appellate, -tor Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The appellor also had to show that he immediately raised the hue and cry.

    The Common Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • No appellor has received more tender and forgiving judgement.

    The Raven Edgar Allan Poe
  • Glanvill says that wounds are within the sheriff's jurisdiction, unless the appellor adds a charge of breach of the king's peace.

    The Common Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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