Definitions for prolocutorproʊˈlɒk yə tər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pro•loc•u•torproʊˈlɒk yə tər(n.)
a presiding officer; chairperson.
Origin of prolocutor:
1400–50; late ME: one who speaks for another < L prōlocūtor one who speaks out
A spokesman (person who speaks on behalf of others)
A chairman of the lower house of a convocation in the Anglican Church
one who speaks for another
the presiding officer of a convocation
A prolocutor is one who speaks for others; specifically the chairman of the lower house of convocation in the two provinces of the Church of England, who presides in that house and acts as representative and spokesman in the upper house. He is elected by the lower house, subject to the approval of the metropolitan.
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