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n. pl. con·sis·to·ries
a. Roman Catholic Church An assembly of cardinals presided over by the pope for the solemn promulgation of papal acts, such as the canonization of a saint.
b. A governing body of a local congregation in certain Reformed churches.
c. A court appointed to regulate ecclesiastical affairs in Lutheran state churches.
d. An Anglican diocesan court presided over by a bishop's chancellor or commissary.
2. The meeting of a consistory.
3. A council; a tribunal.

[Middle English consistorie, from Old French, from Latin cōnsistōrium, place of assembly, from cōnsistere, to stand together; see consist.]

con′sis·to′ri·al (kŏn′sĭ-stôr′ē-əl) adj.
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