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  • n. An official document or edict from the Pope.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)

Etymologies

From Middle English bulle, from Old French bulle, from Low Latin bulla. (Wiktionary)

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