The definition of an emissary is a person sent on a mission, especially a diplomatic mission.(noun)
A diplomat sent to a foreign country to make peace is an example of an emissary.
See emissary in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. emissaries
Origin: L emissarius < pp. of emittere: see emit
See emissary in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. em·is·sar·ies
Origin: Latin ēmissārius
Origin: , from ēmissus
Origin: , past participle of ēmittere, to send out; see emit.
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