anabaptism

noun
ana·bap·tism | \ˌa-nə-ˈbap-ˌti-zəm \

Definition of anabaptism 

1 capitalized

a : the doctrine or practices of the Anabaptists

b : the Anabaptist movement

2 : the baptism of one previously baptized

First Known Use of anabaptism

1575, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for anabaptism

New Latin anabaptismus, from Late Greek anabaptismos rebaptism, from anabaptizein to rebaptize, from Greek ana- again + baptizein to baptize

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