nunciature

[nuhn-shee-uh-cher, -choo r, -see-, noo n-]

Origin of nunciature

From the Italian word nunziatura, dating back to 1645–55. See nuncio, -ate3, -ure
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nunciature

noun
  1. the office or term of office of a nuncio

Word Origin for nunciature

C17: from Italian nunziatura; see nuncio
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