trine immersion

noun

Definition of trine immersion

: the practice of immersing a candidate for baptism three times in the names of the members of the Trinity

First Known Use of trine immersion

1637, in the meaning defined above

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“Trine immersion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trine%20immersion. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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