Definition of pronotary in English:

pronotary

noun

  • Prothonotary; especially an official of the Curia of the Roman Catholic Church.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Matthew Parker (1504–1575), archbishop of Canterbury and patron of scholarship. From post-classical Latin pronotarius chief clerk of a court, perhaps an alteration of protonotarius. Compare Spanish † pronotario.

Pronunciation

pronotary

/prəʊˈnəʊt(ə)ri/