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consultor

[ kuhn-suhl-ter ]
/ kənˈsʌl tər /
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noun

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

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Origin of consultor

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

OTHER WORDS FROM consultor

pre·con·sul·tor, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for consultor

  • 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
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