internuncio

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

Definition of internuncio

1 :a messenger between two parties :go-between
2 :a papal legate of lower rank than a nuncio

Origin and Etymology of internuncio

Italian internunzio, from Latin internuntius, from inter- + nuntius messenger


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