baptistery definition

  • noun:
    • an integral part of a church or an independent building employed for baptizing.
    • A font useful for baptism.
    • Alternative spelling of baptistry.
    • In early times, an independent building, generally polygonal, used for baptismal solutions. Small churches were often changed into baptisteries whenever bigger churches were built near.
    • an integral part of a church containing a font and used for baptismal solutions.
    • A building or some of a building for which is administered the rite of baptism.
    • bowl for baptismal water
    • A part of a church or an independent building used for baptizing.
    • A font useful for baptism.
    • Alternative spelling of baptistry.
    • at the beginning of times, a different building, often polygonal, used for baptismal solutions. Tiny churches had been usually changed into baptisteries whenever bigger churches had been built near.
    • an integral part of a church containing a font and utilized for baptismal services.
    • A building or a portion of a building by which is administered the rite of baptism.
    • dish for baptismal water

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