noun \ˈkan(t)-səl-mən\

: a person (especially a man) who is a member of a council

Full Definition of COUNCILMAN

:  a member of a council (as of a town or city)
coun·cil·man·ic \ˌkan(t)-səl-ˈma-nik\ adjective

First Known Use of COUNCILMAN

circa 1637


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