nun·ci·a·ture noun \ˈnən(t)-sē-ə-ˌchu̇r, ˈnu̇n(t)-, -chər, -ˌtyu̇r, -ˌtu̇r\
: a papal diplomatic mission headed by a nuncio
: the office or period of office of a nuncio
Origin of NUNCIATURE
First Known Use: 1652
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