- a member of a secular clergy who advises a bishop.
- a specialist who advises the Roman Curia.
Origin of consultor
1620–30;Related formspre·con·sul·tor, noun
equivalent to consul(ere
) to consult
+ -tor -tor
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for consultor
Bob Pillin, in the fixed chair of the consultor, nursed his bowler on his knee.
In 1671 there arose another quarrel over a fine incurred by a canon who was also a consultor of the tribunal.