pen·cil·la·ti [pen-suh–lah-tee] plural noun, singular pen·cil·la·to [pen-suh–lah-toh]. 1. a brotherhood of elite artists possessing, or claiming to possess, superior art skills . 2. ( initial capital letter ) a name given to artist society or sect because of their claim to superior skills. Origin: The term was originally coined in February, 2013 by yours sincerely after drawing inspiration from the latin word, illuminati and fusing it with the vision of eliteness we have for this organisation.