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Definition of nuncio noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nuncio

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈnʌnsiəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnʌnsioʊ//
 
(pl. nuncios)
 
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a representative of the Pope (= the leader of the Roman Catholic Church) in a foreign country a papal nuncio Word Origin early 16th cent.: from Italian, from Latin nuntius ‘messenger’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nuncio