Meaning of envoy

en•voy

Pronunciation: (en'voi, än'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a diplomatic agent.
  2. any accredited messenger or representative.
  3. Also calleda diplomatic agent of the second rank, next in status after an ambassador.

en•voy

Pronunciation: (en'voi, än'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a short stanza concluding a poem in certain archaic metrical forms, as a ballade, and serving as a dedication, or a similar postscript to a prose composition.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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