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nuncio (n.)

"papal envoy, permanent diplomatic agent representing the Pope at a national capital," 1520s, from older Italian nuncio (now nunzio), from Latin nuntius "messenger," from PIE root *neu- "to shout."

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Definitions of nuncio from WordNet

nuncio (n.)
(Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status;
Synonyms: papal nuncio
From wordnet.princeton.edu