protonotary apostolic


pro·ton·o·tary apostolic

noun \prə-ˈtä-nə-ˌter-ē-, prō-tə-ˈnä-tə-rē-\
plural protonotar·ies apostolic or prothonotar·ies apostolic

Definition of PROTONOTARY APOSTOLIC

:  a priest of the chief college of the papal curia who keeps records of consistories and canonizations and signs papal bulls; also :  an honorary member of this college

Variants of PROTONOTARY APOSTOLIC

pro·ton·o·tary apostolic or pro·thon·o·tary apostolic \prə-ˈthä-nə-ˌter-ē-, ˌprō-thə-ˈnä-tə-rē-\

First Known Use of PROTONOTARY APOSTOLIC

1682

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