papalism

[ pey-puh-liz-uh m ]
/ ˈpeɪ pəˌlɪz əm /

noun

the papal system.

Origin of papalism

First recorded in 1865–70; papal + -ism

Related forms

pa·pal·ist, adjective, nounpa·pal·is·tic, adjectivean·ti·pa·pal·ist, noun, adjective
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