trine immersion

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1637, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trine immersion was in 1637

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“Trine immersion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trine%20immersion. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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