Definition of appellation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

appellation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌæpəˈleɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæpəˈleɪʃn//
 
(formal)
 
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a name or title Word Origin late Middle English: via Old French from Latin appellatio(n-), from the verb appellare ‘to address’, based on ad- ‘to’ + pellere ‘to drive’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: appellation