senatus consultum

[ se-nah-toos kawn-sool-toom; English suh-ney-tuhs kuhn-suhl-tuhm ]
/ sɛˈnɑ tʊs kɔnˈsʊl tʊm; English səˈneɪ təs kənˈsʌl təm /

noun, plural se·na·tus con·sul·ta [se-nah-toos kawn-sool-tah; English suh-ney-tuhs kuhn-suhl-tuh]. /sɛˈnɑ tus kɔnˈsʊl tɑ; English səˈneɪ təs kənˈsʌl tə/. Latin.

a decree of the senate of ancient Rome.

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Example sentences from the Web for senatus consultum

  • Chevalier, you walk up to the table, you pick up the documents one by one, and you say: 'Senatus-Consultum.

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British Dictionary definitions for senatus consultum

senatus consultum
/ Latin (səˈnɑːtəs kənˈsʊltəm) /

noun plural senatus consulta (kənˈsʊltə)

a decree of the Senate of ancient Rome, taking the form of advice to a magistrate
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