Definition of prolocutor in English:

prolocutor

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.’
  • 2formal, archaic A spokesperson.

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

Late Middle English (in prolocutor (sense 2)): from Latin, from prolocut- ‘spoken out’, from the verb proloqui, from pro- ‘before’ + loqui ‘speak’.

Pronunciation

prolocutor

/prōˈläkyədər//proʊˈlɑkjədər/