senatus consultum

[se-nah-too s kawn-soo l-too m; English suh-ney-tuh s kuh n-suhl-tuh m]
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noun, plural se·na·tus con·sul·ta [se-nah-toos kawn-soo l-tah; English suh-ney-tuh s kuh n-suhl-tuh] /sɛˈnɑ tus kɔnˈsʊl tɑ; English səˈneɪ təs kənˈsʌl tə/. Latin.

a decree of the senate of ancient Rome.

Nearby words

  1. senate, united states,
  2. senator,
  3. senatorial,
  4. senatorial courtesy,
  5. senatorial district,
  6. send,
  7. send away,
  8. send down,
  9. send flying,
  10. send for

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Examples 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.

    A Mummer's Tale|Anatole France


British Dictionary definitions for senatus consultum

senatus consultum

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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