Meaning of relator
Pronunciation: (ri-lā'tur), [key]
- a person who relates or tells; narrator.
- a private person on whose suggestion or complaint certain writs, as a quo warranto, are issued and whose position is analogous to that of a plaintiff.
- a party in interest who is allowed to institute a proceeding in the name of a public official when the right to sue rests exclusively in that official.