Appellation

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Appellation \Ap'pel*la"tion\, noun [L. appellatio, fr. appellare: cf. F. appellation. See {Appeal}.]

1. The act of appealing; appeal. [Obs.] --Spenser.

2. The act of calling by a name.

3. The word by which a particular person or thing is called and known; name; title; designation.

They must institute some persons under the appellation of magistrates. --Hume.

Syn: See {Name}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

appellation

noun

1: identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others [syn: {appellation}, {denomination}, {designation}, {appellative}]


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