Complete Definition of "legate"

English
Etymology
Late Old English, from Old French légat, from Latin legatus (noun use of past participle of legare âbequeath, send as envoyâ).

Pronunciation
IPA: /'lÉgÉt/

Noun
legate

  1. a deputy representing the Pope, specifically a papal ambassador sent on special ecclesiastical missions
  2. an ambassador or messenger

#:*1965: The dark figure on the raised white terrace; legate of the sun facing the sun; the most ancient royal power. â John Fowles, The Magus

  1. the deputy of a provincial governor or general in ancient Rome

Italian

Verb form
legate

  1. second person plural present tense of legare
  2. second person plural imperative of legare

Category:Italian verb forms


Latin
Noun
lÄgÄte m

  1. inflection of|legatus#Latin|lÄgÄtus|voc|s

category:Latin noun forms

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