plural -s
: a clandestine meeting especially of conspirators or rebels against constituted authority in church or state

Word History


French, from Middle French, from Late Latin conciliabulum, from Latin, place of assembly, from concilium assembly, council

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“Conciliabule.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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