conciliar

[ kuhn-sil-ee-er ]
/ kənˈsɪl i ər /

adjective

of, relating to, or issued by a council.

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Origin of conciliar

1650–60; <Latin concili(um) council + -ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM conciliar

con·cil·i·ar·ly, adverbpre·con·cil·i·ar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for conciliar

conciliar
/ (kənˈsɪlɪə) /

adjective

of, from, or by means of a council, esp an ecclesiastical one

Derived forms of conciliar

conciliarly, adverb
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