nuncio

noun nun·cio \ ˈnən(t)-sē-ˌō , ˈnu̇n(t)- \
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of nuncio

plural nuncios
:a papal legate of the highest rank permanently accredited to a civil government

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Origin and Etymology of nuncio

Italian, from Latin nuntius messenger, message


NUNCIO Defined for English Language Learners

nuncio

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Definition of nuncio for English Language Learners

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


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