appellation

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ap·pel·la·tion

 (ăp′ə-lā′shən)
n.
1. A name, title, or designation.
2. A protected name under which a wine may be sold, indicating that the grapes used are of a specific kind from a specific district.
3. The act of naming.

[Middle English appelacion, from Old French appelation, from Latin appellātiō, appellātiōn-, from appellātus, past participle of appellāre, to entreat; see appeal. Sense 2, from French appellation (d'origine contrôlée), (registered vintage) trade name, from appellation, trade name, from Old French appelation.]
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appellation

(ˌæpɪˈleɪʃən)
n
1. an identifying name or title
2. the act of naming or giving a title to
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ap•pel•la•tion

(ˌæp əˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
an identifying name, title, or designation.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Old French < Latin appellātiō]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appellation - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from othersappellation - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
street name - an alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods); "her street name is Bonbon"
byname, cognomen, moniker, nickname, sobriquet, soubriquet - a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim"
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
title - an appellation signifying nobility; "`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"
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appellation

noun (Formal) name, term, style, title, address, description, designation, epithet, sobriquet They called him the King of Pork. He never minded the appellation.
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appellation

noun
The word or words by which one is called and identified:
Slang: handle, moniker.
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Translations

appellation

[ˌæpeˈleɪʃən] N (= name) → nombre m; (= title) → título m; [of wine] → denominación f de origen
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appellation

nBezeichnung f, → Benennung f
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