Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating

senatus consultum

[se-nah-too s kawn-soo l-too m; English suh-ney-tuh s kuh n-suhl-tuh m] /sɛˈnɑ tʊs kɔnˈsʊl tʊm; English səˈneɪ təs kənˈsʌl təm/
noun, plural senatus consulta
[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/ (Show IPA).
a decree of the senate of ancient Rome. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for senatus-consultum
Historical Examples
  • 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

/səˈnɑːtəs kənˈsʊltəm/
noun (pl) senatus consulta (kənˈsʊltə)
a decree of the Senate of ancient Rome, taking the form of advice to a magistrate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for senatus

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for senatus-consultum