Definition of pro-nuncio in English:

pro-nuncio

Syllabification: pro-nun·ci·o
Pronunciation: /prōˈnənsēˌō
 
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noun (plural pro-nuncios)

  • A papal ambassador to a country that does not accord the pope’s ambassador automatic precedence over other ambassadors.

Origin

1960s: from Italian pro-nunzio, from pro- 'before' + nunzio 'nuncio'.

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