adjective see prothonotary

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • prothonotarial — See prothonotary. * * * …   Universalium

  • prothonotarial — pro·thono·tar·i·al …   English syllables

  • prothonotarial — prə|thänə|ta(a)rēəl, |terē adjective : of or relating to a prothonotary * * * prothonotāˈrial or protonotāˈrial adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑prothonotary …   Useful english dictionary

  • prothonotary — prothonotarial /proh thon euh tair ee euhl, proh theuh noh tair /, adj. /proh thon euh ter ee, proh theuh noh teuh ree/, n., pl. prothonotaries. 1. a chief clerk or official in certain courts of law. 2. Rom. Cath. Ch. a. any of the seven members… …   Universalium

  • prothonotary — or protonotary noun (plural ries) Etymology: Middle English prothonotarie, from Late Latin protonotarius, from prot + Latin notarius stenographer more at notary public Date: 15th century a chief clerk of any of various courts of law •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prothonotary — /proʊθəˈnoʊtəri/ (say prohthuh nohtuhree), /proʊˈθɒnətri/ (say proh thonuhtree) noun (plural prothonotaries) 1. one of the principal officials of a Supreme Court, who has a responsibility to issue writs, and also has some judicial powers. 2. Also …   Australian English dictionary

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