pontifice

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin pontificem, accusative singular of pontifex, from the noun pons, pontis, a bridge + facere to make. Compare pontiff.

Noun[edit]

pontifice

  1. Bridgework; structure or edifice of a bridge.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

pontifice

  1. ablative singular of pontifex