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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Papal  \Pa"pal\,  a.  [F.,  fr  L.  papa  bishop.  See  {Papacy}.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  pope  of  Rome;  proceeding  from  the 
  pope;  ordered  or  pronounced  by  the  pope;  as  papal 
  jurisdiction;  a  papal  edict;  the  papal  benediction. 
  --Milman. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  Roman  Catholic  Church.  ``Papal 
  Christians.''  --Bp.  Burnet. 
 
  {Papal  cross}.  See  Illust.  3  of  {Cross}. 
 
  {Papal  crown},  the  tiara. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  papal 
  adj  :  proceeding  from  or  ordered  by  or  subject  to  a  pope  or  the 
  papacy  regarded  as  the  successor  of  the  Apostles; 
  "papal  dispensation"  [syn:  {apostolic}] 




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