bathais

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish baithis, baithes, bathais(baptism; the order of baptism, the baptismal rite; (by association) crown of the head) (compare Irish baithis), from Latin baptisma, ultimately from Ancient Greek βάπτισμα(báptisma).

Noun[edit]

bathais f ‎(genitive singular bathaise, plural bathaisean)

  1. (anatomy) brow, forehead
  2. cheek (impudence)

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