βαπτιστήριον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From βᾰπτῐ́ζω (baptízō, to immerge) +‎ -τήριον (-tḗrion).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

βᾰπτῐστήρῐον (baptistḗrionn (genitive βᾰπτῐστηρῐ́ου); second declension

  1. swimming-bath
  2. baptistery

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Descendants[edit]

  • Latin: baptistērium

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