Camerlengo meaning

-lĭng'gō
The cardinal who manages the pope's secular affairs.
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A cardinal in charge of the papal treasury and accounts.
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Chamberlain; the cardinal who administers the Roman Catholic Church in the interregnum between Popes.
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Origin of camerlengo

  • Italian camerlengo Old French chamberlenc chamberlain
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Italian.
    From Wiktionary