Meaning of Appell in English:

Appell

(also Appel)

Pronunciation /əˈpɛl/ /ˈapɛl/

noun

historical
  • In the First World War (1914–18) and especially the Second World War (1939–45): a roll-call taken in a German prisoner-of-war camp or concentration camp.

Origin

Early 20th century. From German Appell muster, roll-call from French appel call, appeal, muster.