Definition of apocrisiarius
apocrisiarii\-a(a)rēˌī, -rēˌē\ or
: a plenipotentiary delegate formerly representing a power and residing at a foreign capital; especially : a papal nuncio serving at the imperial court in Constantinople during the early centuries of the medieval era
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Origin and Etymology of apocrisiarius
Late Latin apocrisiarius, apocrisarius, from Late Greek apokrisis message (from Greek, answer, from apokrinesthai to answer—from apokrinein to separate, choose, from apo- + krinein to separate, distinguish, decide— + -sis) + Latin -arius -ary — more at 3riddle
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