baptistry definition

  • noun:
    • A designated room within a church, or an independent room or building related to a church, in which a baptismal font is located, and therefore, where sacrament of Christian baptism (via aspersion or affusion) is carried out.
    • an internal pool useful for baptism by immersion.
    • dish for baptismal water
    • A designated space within a church, or another room or building related to a church, in which a baptismal font is located, and consequently, where sacrament of Christian baptism (via aspersion or affusion) is carried out.
    • an inside share useful for baptism by immersion.
    • bowl for baptismal liquid

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