nounWord forms: plural conˈsistories
place for a council or court
the meeting of a council
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Derived forms consistorial (ˌconsisˈtorial) (ˌkɑnsɪsˈtɔriəl
Word origin of 'consistory'
< OFr < L consistorium
, place of assembly, council < consistere: