anabaptism

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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

Origin and Etymology of anabaptism

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


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