Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to the consuls in ancient Rome, or in recent times in France, or to their office; pertaining to or characterized by the office of consul: as, the consular power; a consular government. See consul.
  • In international law, pertaining to or having the functions of a consul (see consul, 3): as, the consular service.
  • noun In ancient Rome: An ex-consul, and also, under the empire, one who had held the insignia of a consul without the office.
  • noun The governor of an imperial province.
  • noun A consul.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a consul; performing the duties of a consul.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a consul, or the office thereof.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having to do with a consul or his office or duties

Etymologies

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From Latin cōnsulāris.

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