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The dict-ified word of the day is appellation

| source : web1913 | Appellation \Ap`pel*la"tion\, n. [L. appellatio, fr. appellare: cf. F. appellation. See {Appeal}.] 1. The act of appealing; appeal. [Obs.] --Spenser. 2. The act of calling by a name. 3. The word by which a particular person or thing is called and known; name; title; designation. They must institute some persons under the appellation of magistrates. --Hume. Syn: See {Name}. | source : wn | appellation n : identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others [syn: {denomination}, {designation}, {appellative}]

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