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Libellant

libellant


also
li·bel·ant
[lī-bə-lənt]

n
1 : a party who institutes a suit (as in admiralty) by a libel
;esp
: the petitioner or plaintiff in a divorce proceeding [the agreed to pay alimony]
2 : libeler



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.