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Borrowed from Italian camerlengo (chamberlain). Doublet of chamberlain.

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camerlengo (plural camerlengos)

  1. The cardinal who administers the Roman Catholic Church in the interregnum between Popes.

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From Frankish *kamerling (whence Old High German chamarling and French chambellan). The root of the word is Latin camera; the word was probably coined at the court of Frankish kings.

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camerlengo m (plural camerlenghi)

  1. chamberlain

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Borrowed from Italian camerlengo.

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camerlengo m (plural camerlengos)

  1. (Roman Catholicism) camerlengo (cardinal who administers the Roman Catholic Church during the interregnum)