rebaptism

noun
re·​bap·​tism | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈbap-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce rebaptism (audio) , especially Southern -ˈbab- \
plural rebaptisms

Definition of rebaptism

: 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

First Known Use of rebaptism

1575, in the meaning defined above

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“Rebaptism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rebaptism. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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