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nuncio

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noun nun·cio \ˈnən(t)-sē-ˌō, ˈnu̇n(t)-\

Simple Definition of nuncio

  • : a person who is the Pope's representative in a foreign country

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nuncio

plural

nuncios

  1. :  a papal legate of the highest rank permanently accredited to a civil government

Origin and Etymology of nuncio

Italian, from Latin nuntius messenger, message


First Known Use: 1528


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