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internuncio

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noun in·ter·nun·cio \ˌin-tər-ˈnən(t)-sē-ˌō, -ˈnu̇n(t)-\

Definition of internuncio

  1. 1 :  a messenger between two parties :  go-between

  2. 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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