Baptistry definition

(Christianity) A designated space within a church, or a separate room or building associated with a church, where a baptismal font is located, and consequently, where the sacrament of Christian baptism (via aspersion or affusion) is performed.
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An indoor pool used for baptism by immersion.
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Noun

Singular:
baptistry
Plural:
baptistries

Origin of baptistry

  • From Latin baptistērium; equivalent to baptism +‎ -ry.

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