from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Roman Catholic Church An ecclesiastical representative of the Vatican to a country having no formal diplomatic relations with it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The diplomatic agent of the pope highest in grade, superior to a nuncio.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Roman Catholic Church) a representative of the Holy See in a country that has no formal diplomatic relations with it
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