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co·re·spon·dent

 (kō′rĭ-spŏn′dənt)
n. Law
A person charged with having committed adultery with the defendant in a divorce suit.

co′re·spon′den·cy n.

co•re•spond•ent

(ˌkoʊ rɪˈspɒn dənt)

n.
a joint defendant, esp. a person charged with adultery in a divorce proceeding.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corespondent - the codefendant charged with adultery with the estranged spouse in a divorce proceeding
codefendant, co-defendant - a defendant who has been joined together with one or more other defendants in a single action