Origin: ME & OFr baptiste < LL (Ec) baptista, a baptizer (esp. John the Baptist) < Gr baptistēs: see baptize
See baptist in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, baptizer
Origin: , from Old French baptiste
Origin: , from Late Latin baptista
Origin: , from Greek baptistēs
Origin: , from baptizein, to baptize; see baptize.
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