re·​bap·​tism (ˌ)rē-ˈbap-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce rebaptism (audio)
 especially Southern  -ˈbab-
plural rebaptisms
: a second baptism
Mormon experts said excommunications are rare, and that former Mormons may be accepted back into the church through repentance and rebaptism.Paul LeBlanc

Word History

First Known Use

1575, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rebaptism was in 1575

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“Rebaptism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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