Baptistery Definition

băptĭ-strē
baptisteries, baptistries
noun
baptisteries
A place, esp. a part of a church, used for baptizing.
Webster's New World
A baptismal font or tank.
Webster's New World

Alternative spelling of baptistry.

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Noun

Singular:
baptistery
Plural:
baptisteries

Origin of Baptistery

  • Middle English baptisterie from Old French from Late Latin baptistērium from Greek baptistērion from baptizein to baptize baptize

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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