pontificalibus

plural noun

pon·​tif·​i·​cal·​i·​bus
-ˈkaləbəs
: the attire or vestments of one's office
the bishop received him in pontificalibus
stately and splendid in the full glory of his pontificalibus

Word History

Etymology

from the Medieval Latin phrase in pontificalibus in pontificals

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“Pontificalibus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pontificalibus. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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