papist

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noun, often capitalized pa·pist \ˈpā-pist\

Definition of papist

usually disparaging

  1. :  roman catholic

papist

adjective, usually disparaging

Origin and Etymology of papist

Medieval French or New Latin; Medieval French papiste, from pape pope; New Latin papista, from Late Latin papa pope


First Known Use: 1528


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