Synonyms for papal bull

Synonyms for (noun) papal bull

Synonyms: bull, papal bull

Definition: a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)

Similar words: decree, edict, rescript, order, fiat

Definition: a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

Usage: a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there