Word forms: plural ˈbaptistries
nounWord forms: plural ˈbaptisteries Also ˈbaptistry (ˈbæptɪstri
; bapˈtistrē) Word forms: plural ˈbaptistries
a place, esp. a part of a church, used for baptizing
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Word origin of 'baptistery'
LL (Ec) baptisterium,
baptismal font < L, place for bathing < Gr baptistērion
< baptizein, baptize