Latin pontificem, accusative singular of pontifex, from the noun pons, pontis, a bridge + facere to make. Compare pontiff.
"pontifice." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 16 September 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/pontifice>.
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