Definition of "libellant"
  1. An individual or party that initiates a lawsuit, typically in relation to maritime law, by filing a formal written complaint known as a libel
How to use "libellant" in a sentence
  1. The shipowner filed the libel as the libellant in the maritime case.
  2. As the libellant, the trucking company initiated the lawsuit against the shipping company, accusing them of damage to their goods.
  3. The libellant in the case was seeking compensation for the lost shipment.

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