Other Word Forms of Consistory
Origin of Consistory
Old Northern French consistorie (“secular tribunal”) (Old French consistoire), and Late Latin consistorium (“waiting room, meeting place of the imperial council”). Meaning "Church council" is from early 14th century.
Middle English consistorie from Old French from Latin cōnsistōrium place of assembly from cōnsistere to stand together consist
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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