Definition of hemerobaptist
usually capitalized : one who practices daily or frequent baptism or ceremonial ablution; specifically : a member of an ancient Jewish sect
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Origin and Etymology of hemerobaptist
Medieval Latin Hemerobaptista, from Greek Hēmerobaptistēs, from hēmero- (from hēmera day) + baptistēs baptizer — more at baptist
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