Definition of pontificalibus in English:

pontificalibus

noun

informal, rare
  • The vestments and insignia of a bishop, cardinal, etc.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in 2nd Baron Berners (c1467–1533), soldier, diplomat, and translator. From post-classical Latin pontificalibus, ablative of pontificalia, in the phrase in pontificalibus.

Pronunciation

pontificalibus

/ˌpɒntɪfɪˈkɑːlɪbʊs/ /ˌpɒntɪfɪˈkalɪbʊs/