an ecclesiastic delegated by the pope as his representative.
Roman History.

an assistant to a general or to a consul or magistrate, in the government of any army or a province; a commander of a legion.
a provincial governor of senatorial rank appointed by the emperor.

an envoy or emissary.
a messenger, envoy, or delegate
(RC Church) an emissary to a foreign state representing the Pope


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