meaning of camerlengo

camerlengo meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"papal chamberlain," from Italian camerlingo "chamberlain" (see chamberlain).

Sentence Examples with the word camerlengo

Appointed to it Cardinal Pecci, who thus returned to reside in Rome, with the prospect of having shortly responsible functions to perform during the vacancy of the Holy See, though the camerlengo was traditionally regarded as disqualified by his office from succeeding to the papal throne.

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