popedom

noun pope·dom \ˈpōpdəm\

Definition of popedom

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the office or tenure of a pope :  papacy during the popedom of Vigilius

  2. 2 :  a rank or office of supreme religious authority the Caodaist popedom

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Origin and Etymology of popedom

Middle English, from Old English pāpdōm, from pāpa pope + -dōm -dom


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