protonotary apostolic(redirected from prothonotaries apostolic)
protonotary apostolicalso prothonotary apostolic
n. pl. protonotaries apostolic or prothonotaries apostolic Roman Catholic Church
1. A prelate who is a member of a college charged with the registry of important pontifical proceedings.
2. A prelate upon whom the pope has bestowed the honorary title of a member of this college.