papist

[pey-pist] Usually Disparaging.
noun
1.
a Roman Catholic.
adjective

Origin:
1515–25; earlier papista < Neo-Latin. See pope, -ist

papistlike, adjective
papistly, adverb
antipapist, noun, adjective
nonpapist, noun
propapist, noun, adjective
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papist (ˈpeɪpɪst)
 
n, —adj
derogatory usually another term for Roman Catholic
 
[C16: from French papiste, from Church Latin pāpapope1]
 
pa'pistical
 
adj
 
pa'pistic
 
adj
 
'papistry
 
n

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papist
1534, "adherent of the Pope," from M.Fr. papiste, from papa "Pope," from Church L. papa (see pope).
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It is not so long since presidents observed an unwritten convention against having more than one papist on the court.
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