[ kuh n-suhl-ter ]
/ kənˈsʌl tər /


a member of a secular clergy who advises a bishop.
a specialist who advises the Roman Curia.

Origin of consultor

1620–30; < Latin, equivalent to consul(ere) to consult + -tor -tor
Related formspre·con·sul·tor, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for consultor

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

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