[ kon-kley-vist, kong- ]
/ ˈkɒn kleɪ vɪst, ˈkɒŋ- /
either of two persons who attend upon a cardinal at a conclave, one usually being an ecclesiastical secretary and the other a personal servant.
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Example sentences from the Web for conclavist
Any conclavist who may leave the conclave cannot on any account return.
Each cardinal is accompanied by a clerk or secretary, known for this reason as a conclavist, and by one servant only.