rebaptism

noun re·bap·tism \ (ˌ)rē-ˈbap-ˌti-zəm , especially Southern -ˈbab- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of rebaptism

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

First Known Use of rebaptism

1575

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