internuncio


in·ter·nun·cio

noun \ˌin-tər-ˈnən(t)-sē-ˌō, -ˈnn(t)-\

Definition of INTERNUNCIO

1
:  a messenger between two parties :  go-between
2
:  a papal legate of lower rank than a nuncio

Origin of INTERNUNCIO

Italian internunzio, from Latin internuntius, from inter- + nuntius messenger
First Known Use: 1641

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