pontiff


pon·tiff

noun \ˈpän-təf\

Definition of PONTIFF

1
:  pontifex
2
:  bishop; specifically often capitalized :  pope 1

Origin of PONTIFF

French pontif, from Latin pontific-, pontifex
First Known Use: 1626

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

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