twice-born


twice–born

adjective \-ˈbrn\

Definition of TWICE-BORN

1
:  born a second time
2
:  having undergone a definite experience of fundamental moral and spiritual renewal
3
:  of or forming one of the three upper Hindu caste groups in which boys undergo an initiation symbolizing spiritual birth

First Known Use of TWICE-BORN

13th century

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