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. (b)

One who confesses a felony committed and accuses his accomplices.

Blount. Burrill.

⇒ 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.

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