Definition of papality in US English:

papality

noun

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  • Papal office, authority, or sovereignty; the fact or state of being Pope; the Pope's (political or spiritual) dominion; the papacy.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in William Caxton (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat. From Middle French papalité from post-classical Latin papalitas from papalis + -tas.

Pronunciation

papality

/peɪˈpalɪti/