Meaning of nuncio

nun•ci•o

Pronunciation: (nun'shē-ō", -sē-ō", noon'-), [key]
— pl. -ci•os.
  1. a diplomatic representative of the pope at a foreign court or capital: equal in status to an ambassador. Cf.
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