Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Topic: LAW

Date: 1800-1900
Origin: appellate 1700-1800 Latin, past participle of appellare; APPEAL2

appellate court

noun
     
ap‧pel‧late court [countable]
SCL a court in which people appeal against decisions made in other courts of law
Word of the Day
The LAW
Word of the Day is:

Other related topics