noun an·ti·pope \ˈan-ti-ˌpōp\

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


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