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nun·ci·o

 (nŭn′sē-ō′, no͝on′-)
n. pl. nun·ci·os
A papal ambassador or representative.

[Italian, from Latin nūntius, messenger; see neu- in Indo-European roots.]

nuncio

(ˈnʌnʃɪˌəʊ; -sɪ-)
n, pl -cios
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a diplomatic representative of the Holy See, ranking above an internuncio and esp having ambassadorial status
[C16: via Italian from Latin nuntius messenger]

nun•ci•o

(ˈnʌn ʃiˌoʊ, -siˌoʊ, ˈnʊn-)

n., pl. -ci•os.
a permanent diplomatic representative of the pope at a foreign court or capital.
[1520–30; < Italian nuncio, nunzio < Latin nūntius messenger]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nuncio - (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
diplomat, diplomatist - an official engaged in international negotiations

nuncio

noun ambassador, representative, envoy, messenger, legate The papal nuncio is expected to arrive in Prague before the end of this month.
Translations
nuncij
nuntius

nuncio

[ˈnʌnʃɪəʊ] N (also papal nuncio) → nuncio m apostólico

nuncio

n (= Papal nuncio)Nuntius m
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