The definition of a consul is a person who is appointed by a government to serve the citizens of that country in a foreign city.(noun)
An example of a consul is a United States official helping American citizens in Istanbul.
See consul in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr < L consulere, to deliberate, take counsel: see consult
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noun Abbr. Con. or Cons.
Origin: Middle English, Roman consul
Origin: , from Latin cōnsul
Origin: ; possibly akin to cōnsulere, to take counsel.
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