baptisterium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βαπτιστήριον (baptistḗrion)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baptistērium n (genitive baptistēriī); second declension

  1. A place for bathing.
  2. (Ecclesiastical Latin) A baptistery; a baptismal font.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative baptistērium baptistēria
genitive baptistēriī baptistēriōrum
dative baptistēriō baptistēriīs
accusative baptistērium baptistēria
ablative baptistēriō baptistēriīs
vocative baptistērium baptistēria

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References[edit]

  • baptisterium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “baptisterium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • baptisterium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • baptisterium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • baptisterium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin