Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    L. Lat. In ecclesiastical law. One whose office it was to give or convey answers; otherwise termed responsatis, and apocrisiarius. One who, being consulted on ecclesiastical matters, gave answers, counsel or advice; otherwise termed a consiliis. Spelman, "Apocrisiarius."

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