appellation (plural appellations)
- (formal or dated) A name or title by which someone is addressed or identified; a designation.
- 1912, Stratemeyer Syndicate, chapter 1, in Baseball Joe on the School Nine:
- "I'll not," retorted "Teeter" Nelson, whose first name was Harry, but who had gained his appellation because of a habit he had of "teetering" on his tiptoes when reciting in class. "I've got Peaches all right," and there was a struggle between the two lads, one trying to throw a snowball, and the other trying to prevent him.
- 1925, Alfred Louis Kroeber, Handbook of the Indians of California, page 225:
- Russian River flows through a country of hill ridges, which in many places are dignifiable with the appellation of mountains.
- 2019 March 13, Drachinifel, 1:11 from the start, in The Russian 2nd Pacific Squadron - Voyage of the Damned, archived from the original on 20 December 2022:
- The first, and (spoiler alert) last, voyage of the Russian 2nd Pacific Squadron is about as close a candidate to the appellation "voyage of the damned" as you're ever likely to get. But quite how did this floating disaster, which literally drove some of the men involved insane, and would ultimately find its end at the Battle of Tsushima, actually come about?
- A geographical indication for wine that describes its geographic origin.
- See also Thesaurus:name
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indication for wine that describes its geographic origin
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appellation f (plural appellations)