Baptist: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bap'tist), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of a Christian denomination that baptizes believers by immersion and that is usually Calvinistic in doctrine.
  2. (l.c.) a person who baptizes.
  3. See
  1. of or pertaining to Baptists or their doctrines or practices.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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