rebutter

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[ri-buht-er]

Origin of rebutter

1
First recorded in 1785–95; rebut + -er1

rebutter

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[ri-buht-er]
noun Law.
  1. a defendant's answer to a plaintiff's surrejoinder.

Origin of rebutter

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1530–40; < Anglo-French rebuter rebuttal, noun use of infinitive: to rebut; see -er3
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rebutter

noun
  1. law a defendant's pleading in reply to a claimant's surrejoinder
  2. a person who rebuts
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