In`ter*nun"ci*o (?), n.; pl. Internuncios (#). [L. internuntius; inter between + nuntius, nuncius, messenger: cf. It. internunzio. See Nuncio.]

1.

A messenger between two parties.

Johnson.

2.

A representative, or charg'e d'affaires, of the pope at a foreign court or seat of government, ranking next below a nuncio.

⇒ This title was formerly given also to the Austrian envoy at Constantinople.

 

© Webster 1913.

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