Definition of conciliabule
: a clandestine meeting especially of conspirators or rebels against constituted authority in church or state
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Origin and Etymology of conciliabule
French, from Middle French, from Late Latin conciliabulum, from Latin, place of assembly, from concilium assembly, council
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