Definition of antipope
: one elected or claiming to be pope in opposition to the pope canonically chosen
Origin of antipope
Middle English antepope, from Middle French antipape, from Medieval Latin antipapa, from anti- + papa pope
First Known Use: 15th century
Rhymes with antipope
antelope, arthroscope, biotope, bronchoscope, bunny slope, calliope, cryoscope, endoscope, envelope, episcope, epitope, fluoroscope, forlorn hope, gastroscope, gyroscope, horoscope, interlope, isotope, kinescope, microscope, misanthrope, periscope, phalarope, radarscope, slippery slope, sniperscope, spectroscope, telescope
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "antipope"
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