consentaneous

[ kon-sen-tey-nee-uhs ]
/ ˌkɒn sɛnˈteɪ ni əs /

adjective

agreeing; accordant.
done by common consent; unanimous.

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Origin of consentaneous

1615–25; <Latin consentāneus, equivalent to consent- (stem of consentīre to consent) + -āneus (-ān(us) -an + -eus-eous)

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British Dictionary definitions for consentaneous

consentaneous
/ (ˌkɒnsɛnˈteɪnɪəs) /

adjective rare

(foll by to) accordant or consistent (with)
done by general consent

Derived forms of consentaneous

consentaneously, adverbconsentaneity (kənˌsɛntəˈniːɪtɪ) or consentaneousness, noun

Word Origin for consentaneous

C17: from Latin consentāneus, from consentīre to consent
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