Apocrisiary

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Ap`o`cris´i`a`ry


n.1.(Eccl.) A delegate or deputy; especially, the pope's nuncio or legate at Constantinople.
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41 to Cyriacus, where Gregory introduces his new apocrisiarius, Boniface (later, Pope Boniface III).
A forma correta desse vocabulo hibrido, cuja raiz e grega e a terminacao -arius latina, e apocrisiarius, que ja se encontra nos textos do seculo VI para designar o embaixador do papa.