twice-born

adjective
\ˈtwīs-ˈbȯrn \

Definition of twice-born 

1 : born a second time

2 : having undergone a definite experience of fundamental moral and spiritual renewal

3 : of or forming one of the three upper Hindu caste groups in which boys undergo an initiation symbolizing spiritual birth

First Known Use of twice-born

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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