Baptist

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Noun[edit]

Baptist (countable and uncountable, plural Baptists)

  1. A Protestant denomination of Christianity, which believes in the baptism of believers, as opposed to the baptism of infants.
  2. An adherent of this denomination.

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Baptist (comparative more Baptist, superlative most Baptist)

  1. Of, relating to, or adhering to the Baptist religious denomination.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin baptista, from Ancient Greek βαπτιστής (baptistḗs).

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Baptist m (genitive Baptist or Baptistä)

  1. (Christianity, archaic) the Baptist (title of Saint John the Baptist)
    Johann BaptistJohn the Baptist
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Etymology 2[edit]

From English Baptist, eventually derived from the same Latin and Greek etyma as in etymology 1.

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Baptist m (genitive Baptisten, plural Baptisten, feminine Baptistin)

  1. (Christianity) Baptist (follower of the Baptist denomination)
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