papist

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

Definition of papist 

usually disparaging

Other Words from papist

papist adjective usually disparaging

First Known Use of papist

1528, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for papist

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

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