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noun (uncountable and countable; plural: baptisms)
  1. The Christian sacrament in which one is anointed with or submerged in water and sometimes given a name.
  2. A similar ceremony of initiation, purification or naming.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: doop
  • French: baptíªme
  • German: Taufe(de)f
Etymology: From Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) "dipping", "baptism"


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