Ap`pel*lor (#), n. [OF. apeleur, fr. L. appellator, fr. appellare.] Law (a)
The person who institutes an appeal, or prosecutes another for a crime. Blackstone
One who confesses a felony committed and accuses his accomplices.
⇒ This word is rarely or never used for the plaintiff in appeal from a lower court, who is called the appellant. Appellee is opposed both to appellant and appellor.
© Webster 1913.