What is Appraiser?

Legal Definition
An appraiser (from Latin appretiare, "to value"), is one who sets a value upon property, real or personal. In England the business of an appraiser is usually combined with that of an auctioneer, while the word itself has a similar meaning to that of "valuer." (See Auction, Valuation (finance).)
-- Wikipedia
Legal Definition
Practice. A person appointed by competent authority to appraise or value goods; as in case of the death of a person, an appraisement and inventory must be made of the goods of which he died possessed, or was entitled to. Appraisers are sometimes appointed to assess the damage done to property, by some public work, or to estimate its value when taken for public use.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A person appointed by competent authority to make an appraisement, to ascertain and state the true value of goods or real estate.
See also
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
An officer appointed by a court to appraise property. See 19 R. I. 499; 34 Atl. 1112.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary