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senatus consultum

Pronunciation: /sɛˌnɑːtuːs kɒnˈsʊltʊm/

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noun (plural senatus consulta /kɒnˈsʊltə/)

A decree of the ancient Roman senate.
Example sentences
  • The Senate will commence the discussion of the Senatus Consultum on the 1st day of September.
  • This is therefore a small fragment of an original senatus consultum, to which Josephus, or his source, may have given a kind of title in his own words.

Origin

Latin.

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Line breaks: sen|atus con|sul¦tum

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