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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pon·tiff /ˈpɑntəf/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pon·tiff n.  A high priest. Especially: (a) One of the sacred college, in ancient Rome, which had the supreme jurisdiction over all matters of religion, at the head of which was the Pontifex Maximus. --Dr. W. Smith. (b) Jewish Antiq. The chief priest. (c) R. C. Ch. The pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the head of the Roman Catholic Church [syn: Pope, Catholic
          Pope, Roman Catholic Pope, Holy Father, Vicar of
          Christ, Bishop of Rome]