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A substantivisation of the neuter forms of cōnsultus (consulted), the perfect passive participle of cōnsulō (I consult, reflect, or take counsel”, “I meet, consider, or deliberate).



cōnsultum n (genitive cōnsultī); second declension

  1. a response by an oracle to the consultation or inquiry of a deity
  2. a decree, decision, resolution, plan, action taken, or measure adopted


Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cōnsultum cōnsulta
Genitive cōnsultī cōnsultōrum
Dative cōnsultō cōnsultīs
Accusative cōnsultum cōnsulta
Ablative cōnsultō cōnsultīs
Vocative cōnsultum cōnsulta

Derived terms[edit]


  • consultum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • consultum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • consultum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • consultum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 412/3
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to send and consult the oracle at Delphi: mittere Delphos consultum
    • a resolution of the senate (not opposed by a tribunicial veto) was made: senatus consultum fit (Att. 2. 24. 3)