[ kuhn-suhl-ter ]

  1. a member of a secular clergy who advises a bishop.

  2. a specialist who advises the Roman Curia.

Origin of consultor

1620–30; <Latin, equivalent to consul(ere) to consult + -tor-tor

Other words from consultor

  • pre·con·sul·tor, noun

Words Nearby consultor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use consultor in a sentence

  • In 1671 there arose another quarrel over a fine incurred by a canon who was also a consultor of the tribunal.

  • Bob Pillin, in the fixed chair of the consultor, nursed his bowler on his knee.

    Five Tales | John Galsworthy