Definition for pontifices (2 of 2)
noun, plural pon·tif·i·ces [pon-tif-uh-seez] /pɒnˈtɪf əˌsiz/. Roman Religion.
Origin of pontifex
Examples from the Web for pontifices
The Pontifices of old Rome suppressed the records of their religion on purpose, as well as those of new Rome.Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume I (of 2)|John Hill Burton
The oversight of the manner of worship was the special duty of the pontifices.
The chief of the pontifices, the Pontifex Maximus, was at the head of the college.
We saw at the end of the last lecture how the pontifices contributed to such a result.
I believe that these ideas were encouraged by the pontifices, but were not founded on fact.