Papal Definition

Of or relating to a pope or the papacy.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church.
American Heritage

Origin of Papal

  • Middle English from Old French from Medieval Latin pāpālis from Late Latin pāpa pope pope

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin papalis (“papal"), from Latin papa + -alis.

    From Wiktionary

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