Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person cited to answer, or defend against, a petition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person cited to answer, or defend against, a petition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, a defendant or respondent against whom a petition is brought or filed.

Etymologies

petition +‎ -ee (Wiktionary)

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