responsalis

noun

re·​spon·​sa·​lis
-ˌspänˈsälə̇s
plural responsales
-ˈsä(ˌ)lās
: one who gives answers as the representative of an ecclesiastic : apocrisiarius

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin responsalis (translation of Late Greek apokrisiarios), from Latin responsum reply + -alis -al

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“Responsalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/responsalis. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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