Consistorian
Consistorian Con`sis*to"rian, a. Pertaining to a Presbyterian consistory; -- a contemptuous term of 17th century controversy. [1913 Webster]

You fall next on the consistorian schismatics; for so you call Presbyterians. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • consistorian — adjective Etymology: Late Latin & Medieval Latin consistorianus, from consistorium + Latin anus an obsolete : consistorial …   Useful english dictionary

  • consistory — consistorial /kon si stawr ee euhl, stohr /, consistorian, adj. /keuhn sis teuh ree/, n., pl. consistories. 1. any of various ecclesiastical councils or tribunals. 2. the place where such a council or tribunal meets. 3. the meeting of any such… …   Universalium

  • consistory — /kənˈsɪstəri/ (say kuhn sistuhree) noun (plural consistories) 1. any of various ecclesiastical councils or tribunals. 2. the place where it meets. 3. the meeting of any such body. {Middle English consistorie, from Old North French, from Latin… …   Australian English dictionary

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