prothonotary apostolic
noun see protonotary apostolic

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  • Prothonotary Apostolic — • A member of the highest college of prelates in the Roman Curia Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Prothonotary Apostolic     Prothonotary Apostolic      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • prothonotary apostolic — pl. prothonotaries apostolic. a member of the first college of prelates of the Roman Curia. [1545 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • prothonotary apostolic — pl. prothonotaries apostolic. a member of the first college of prelates of the Roman Curia. [1545 55] …   Useful english 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

  • prothonotary — [prō thän′ə ter΄ē, prō΄thə nōt′ər ē] n. pl. prothonotaries [ME < ML prothonotarius < LL(Ec) protonotarius: see PROTO & NOTARY] 1. Now Rare a chief clerk in some law courts 2. R.C.Ch. any of the seven members of the College of Prothonotaries …   English World dictionary

  • Prothonotary — The word prothonotary is recorded in English since 1447, as principal clerk of a court, from L.L. prothonotarius (c.400), from Greek protonotarios first scribe, originally the chief of the college of recorders of the court of the Byzantine empire …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Protonotary apostolic — In the Roman Catholic Church, protonotary apostolic (Latin protonotarii apostolicii ) is the title for a member of the highest non episcopal college of prelates in the Roman Curia or, outside of Rome, an honorary prelate on whom the pope has… …   Wikipedia

  • protonotary apostolic — or prothonotary apostolic noun (plural protonotaries apostolic or prothonotaries apostolic) Date: 1682 a priest of the chief college of the papal curia who keeps records of consistories and canonizations and signs papal bulls; also an honorary… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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