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libelant

[ lahy-buh-luhnt ]
/ ˈlaɪ bə lənt /
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noun Law.
a person who libels, or institutes suit.
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Also especially British, li·bel·lant .

Origin of libelant

First recorded in 1720–30; libel + -ant

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