Definition of nuntius in US English:

nuntius

noun

  • 1Originally Theatre. A messenger. Compare "nuncio", nuncius.

  • 2Nuncio.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Shearmen & Taylors' Pageant. From classical Latin nuntius messenger, in post-classical Latin also papal nuncio, member of the Polish diet from nuntium message, of uncertain origin.