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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About trine immersion

Time Traveler for trine immersion

Time Traveler

The first known use of trine immersion was in 1637

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near trine immersion

trine

trine immersion

trineural fasciculus

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for trine immersion

Cite this Entry

“Trine immersion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trine%20immersion. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon
Seen & Heard
People are talking about

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!