Of or pertaining to a pontiff, or high priest; as, pontifical authority; hence, belonging to the pope; papal.
- Relating to, characteristic of, or suitable for a pope or bishop.
- Having the dignity, pomp, or authority of a pontiff or bishop.
- Pompously dogmatic or self-important; pretentious.
- The vestments and insignia of a pontiff or bishop.
- A book of forms for ceremonies performed by a bishop.