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pro·thon·o·tar·y

(prō-thŏn′ə-tĕr′ē, prō′thə-nō′tə-rē) also pro·ton·o·tar·y (prō-tŏn′ə-tĕr′ē, prō′tə-nō′tə-rē)
n. pl. pro·thon·o·tar·ies also pro·ton·o·tar·ies
The principal clerk in certain courts of law.

[Middle English prothonotarie, from Medieval Latin prōthonotārius, from Late Latin prōtonotārius : Greek prōto-, proto- + Latin notārius, secretary (from nota, mark; see gnō- in Indo-European roots).]

pro·thon′o·tar′i·al (prō-thŏn′ə-târ′ē-əl, prō′thə-nō-târ′-) adj.

prothonotary

(ˌprəʊθəˈnəʊtərɪ; -trɪ; prəʊˈθɒnə-) or

protonotary

n, pl -taries
(Law) (formerly) a chief clerk in certain law courts
[C15: from Medieval Latin prōthonotārius, from prōtho- proto- + Late Latin notārius notary]
prothonotarial, proˌtonoˈtarial adj

pro•thon•o•tar•y

(proʊˈθɒn əˌtɛr i, ˌproʊ θəˈnoʊ tə ri)

also protonotary



n., pl. -tar•ies.
1. a chief clerk in certain courts of law.
2. Rom. Cath. Ch.
a. one of a body of officials in the papal curia assigned solemn clerical duties.
b. an honorary title for certain other prelates.
[1400–50; < Medieval Latin prōthonotārius, Late Latin prōtonotārius < Greek prōtonotarios. See proto-, notary]
pro•thon`o•tar′i•al (-ˈtɛər i əl) adj.
References in classic literature ?
My mother wanted to make an officer of me; my father, a sub-deacon; my aunt, a councillor of inquests; my grandmother, prothonotary to the king; my great aunt, a treasurer of the short robe,--and I have made myself an outcast.
and we crossed a few more species off our list, including warbling vireos, orchard orioles, a northern waterthrush, and sun-bright prothonotary warblers.
18 (7) noveboracensis) Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia) Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) 1.
The team maintains more than a dozen wildlife programs, which include care for Eastern bluebirds, wood ducks, prothonotary warblers, hummingbirds, wild turkeys, deer and native plants.
Described by Roger Tory Peterson in his field guide as "golden birds of wooded swamps," Prothonotary warblers flit through the deep woods.
He served as Prothonotary (modern clerk of courts) of Northumberland County from 1780-1783 and died in 1794.
He says, “Among the most coveted species are Cerulean Warbler, Prothonotary Warbler, Black-billed Cuckoo, and Alder Flycatcher.
The court granted the three banks leave to defend the suits on a condition that the banks deposit a sum totalling ` 400 crores with the Prothonotary and Master of the Hon'ble Bombay High Court," BCCI said in a statement on Monday.
Henslow's Sparrow, Kentucky Warbler, Painted Bunting, Prothonotary Warbler, Red-headed Woodpecker, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher) (Table 1), equate to the need for management practices to be continued at Camp Maxey and continued/applied to other sites located within the post oak savannah ecoregion of Texas.
From September through April, Jamaica's mountains, gardens and coffee plantations are home to many of our warblers like the northern parula, Cape May, black-throated-blue, myrtle, black-throated green, prairie, redstart, prothonotary, worm-eating, ovenbird, northern and Louisiana waterthrushes, and common yellowthroat.
An attempt to flesh out the propositions thus stated by the Chief Justice can be approached by means of an examination of the relevant principles in various reported decisions of the High Court of Australia: for example, Ziems v Prothonotary of the Supreme Court of NSW (3) and Clyne v NSW Bar Association (4).
In a motion to strike the Statement of Claim, a Federal Court prothonotary suggested that while international treaties like the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations created no duty of care for Canadian consular officials, "the treaties and conventions may provide guidance as to the standard of reasonable conduct to be expected of the consular officials in the context of an action in negligence".