protonotary apostolic

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noun pro·ton·o·tary apostolic \prə-ˈtä-nə-ˌter-ē-, prō-tə-ˈnä-tə-rē-\
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prothonotary apostolic

play \prə-ˈthä-nə-ˌter-ē-, ˌprō-thə-ˈnä-tə-rē-\

Definition of protonotary apostolic

plural

protonotaries apostolic

or

prothonotaries apostolic

  1. :  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

1682

First Known Use of protonotary apostolic

1682


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