Apocrisiary
Apocrisiary Ap`o*cris"i*a*ry, ||Apocrisiarius Ap`o*cris`i*a"ri*us, n. [L. apocrisiarius, apocrisarius, fr. Gr. ? answer, fr. ? to answer; ? from + ? to separate.] (Eccl.) A delegate or deputy; especially, the pope's nuncio or legate at Constantinople. [1913 Webster]

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