Appellation Definition

Define what is Appellation?

1. appellation, appellative, designation, denomination (noun)

identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others.

    Hypernyms

    name noun
    a language unit by which a person or thing is known.

    Hyponyms

    street name noun
    an alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods).

    byname, cognomen, moniker, nickname, sobriquet, soubriquet noun
    a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name).

    form of address, title of respect, title noun
    an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'.

    title noun
    an appellation signifying nobility.

    Nearby Terms

    appellative (noun)
    identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

    append (verb)
    add to the very end

    appendage (noun)
    an external body part that projects from the body

    appendaged (adjective)
    having an appendage

    appendant (adjective satellite)
    affixed as an appendage

    appendectomy (noun)
    surgical removal of the vermiform appendix

    appendicectomy (noun)
    surgical removal of the vermiform appendix

    appendicitis (noun)
    inflammation of the vermiform appendix

    appendicle (noun)
    a small appendage

    appendicular (adjective)
    relating to or consisting of an appendage or appendages; especially the limbs

    appendicular artery (noun)
    the branch of the ileocolic artery that supplies the vermiform appendix

    appendicular skeleton (noun)
    the part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs

    appendicular vein (noun)
    a vein that accompanies the appendicular artery and empties into the ileocolic vein

    appendicularia (noun)
    free-swimming tadpole-shaped pelagic tunicate resembling larvae of other tunicates

    appendix (noun)
    supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book