Definition of prolocutor in English:

prolocutor

Pronunciation /ˈprəʊləˌkjuːtə//prə(ʊ)ˈlɒkjʊtə//ˈprɒləˌkjuːtə/

noun

  • 1A chairperson of the lower house of convocation in a province of the Church of England.

    • ‘The archbishop presided over the whole convocation; the lower house, when sitting separately, was chaired by its elected prolocutor, its channel of communication to the bishops.’
  • 2archaic, formal A spokesman.

    speech-maker, public speaker, lecturer, talker, speechifier, expounder, orator, declaimer, rhetorician, haranguer
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Origin

Late Middle English (in prolocutor): from Latin, from prolocut- spoken out, from the verb proloqui, from pro- before + loqui speak.

Pronunciation

prolocutor

/ˈprəʊləˌkjuːtə//prə(ʊ)ˈlɒkjʊtə//ˈprɒləˌkjuːtə/