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Offensive Used as a disparaging term for a Roman Catholic.
[New Latin pāpista, from Late Latin pāpa; see pope.]
pa′pist, pa·pis′tic (pə-pĭs′tĭk) adj.
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n, adj (often capital)
(Roman Catholic Church) usually derogatory another term for Roman Catholic
[C16: from French papiste, from Church Latin pāpa pope1]
paˈpistical, paˈpistic adj
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usage: This term is used by Protestants to show contempt for Roman Catholic practices and tenets.— Disparaging. n.
1. (a term used to refer to a Roman Catholic.)adj.
2. of or pertaining to Roman Catholics.
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|Noun||1.||papist - an offensive term for Roman Catholics; originally, a Roman Catholic who was a strong advocate of the papacy|
depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
Roman Catholic - a member of the Roman Catholic Church
|Adj.||1.||papist - of or relating to or supporting Romanism; "the Roman Catholic Church"|
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (pej) → Papist(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
papist[ˈpeɪpɪst] n (pej) → papista m/f
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