Pontific
Pontific Pon*tif"ic, a. [Cf. L. pontificius.] 1. Relating to, or consisting of, pontiffs or priests. ``The pontific college with their augurs and flamens.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to the pope; papal. --Shenstone. [1913 Webster]


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