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Baptismal
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BAPTISMAL REGENERATION
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baptistry definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: bowl for baptismal water [syn: baptismal font, baptistry, baptistery, font]

Merriam Webster's

noun see baptistery

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Baptistery Bap"tis*ter*y,Baptistry Bap"tis*try, n.; pl. Baptisteries, -tries (?). [L. baptisterium, Gr. ?: cf. F. baptist[`e]re.] (Arch.) (a) In early times, a separate building, usually polygonal, used for baptismal services. Small churches were often changed into baptisteries when larger churches were built near. (b) A part of a church containing a font and used for baptismal services.



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