"nuncio" Definition

  1. n. A messenger.
  2. n. The permanent official representative of the pope at a foreign court or seat of government. Distinguished from a legate a latere, whose mission is temporary in its nature, or for some special purpose. Nuncios are of higher rank than internuncios.

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Position in dictionary: 66828 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "nuncio": 2
Words that end with "nuncio": 2
Words that contain "nuncio": 6
Next words in dictionary: nuncios, nuncius, nuncupate, nuncupation, nuncupative, nuncupatory, nundinal, nundinary, nundinate, nundination
Previous words in dictionary: nuncii, nunciature, nunciate, nunchion, nun, numskulled, numskull, numps, nummulitic, nummulites

English Dictionary Definition of nuncio

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