Papal cross. See Illust. 3 of Cross.Papal crown, the tiara.

(Pa"pal*ist) n. A papist. [Obs.] Baxter.

(Pa*pal"i*ty) n. [LL. papalitas: cf. F. papauté.] The papacy. [Obs.] Ld. Berners. Milton.

(Pa"pal*ize) v. t. To make papal. [R.]

(Pa"pal*ize), v. i. To conform to popery. Cowper.

(Pa"pal*ly), adv. In a papal manner; popishly

(Pa"pal*ty) n. The papacy. [Obs.] Milton.

(Pa`pa*pho"bi*a) n. [NL., fr. L. papa bishop + Gr. to fear.] Intense fear or dread of the pope, or of the Roman Catholic Church. [R.]

(Pa"par*chy) n. [L. papa bishop + -archy.] Government by a pope; papal rule.

(||Pa*pa"ver) n. [L., poppy.] (Bot.) A genus of plants, including the poppy.

(Pa*pav`er*a"ceous) a. (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order of plants (Papaveraceæ) of which the poppy, the celandine, and the bloodroot are well-known examples.

(Pa*pav"er*ine) n. (Chem.) An alkaloid found in opium. It has a weaker therapeutic action than morphine.

(Pa*pav"er*ous) a. Of or pertaining to the poppy; of the nature of the poppy. Sir T. Browne.

(Pa*paw") n. [Prob. from the native name in the West Indies; cf. Sp. papayo papaw, papaya the fruit of the papaw.] [Written also pawpaw.]

1. (Bot.) A tree (Carica Papaya) of tropical America, belonging to the order Passifloreæ. It has a soft, spongy stem, eighteen or twenty feet high, crowned with a tuft of large, long-stalked, palmately lobed leaves. The milky juice of the plant is said to have the property of making meat tender. Also, its dull orange-colored, melon-shaped fruit, which is eaten both raw and cooked or pickled.

2. (Bot.) A tree of the genus Asimina growing in the western and southern parts of the United States, and producing a sweet edible fruit; also, the fruit itself. Gray.

(Pap"boat`) n.

1. A kind of sauce boat or dish.

2. (Zoöl.) A large spiral East Indian marine shell (Turbinella rapha); — so called because used by native priests to hold the oil for anointing.

(Pape) n. [Cf. F. pape, fr. L. papa. See Pope.] A spiritual father; specifically, the pope. [Obs.]

(Pa"pe*jay) n. A popinjay. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Pa"per) n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. . Cf. Papyrus.]

2. Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church. "Papal Christians." Bp. Burnet.

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