prothonotary apostolic


noun, plural prothonotaries apostolic.

a member of the first college of prelates of the Roman Curia.

Nearby words

  1. prothallium,
  2. prothallus,
  3. prothesis,
  4. prothetic,
  5. prothonotary,
  6. prothonotary warbler,
  7. prothoracic gland,
  8. prothorax,
  9. prothrombin,
  10. prothrombin accelerator

Origin of prothonotary apostolic

First recorded in 1545–55

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