Meaning of Primitive Baptist

Prim'itive Bap'tist

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (esp. in the Southern U.S.) one belonging to a highly conservative, loosely organized Baptist group, characterized by extreme fundamentalism and by opposition to missionary work, Sunday Schools, and the use of musical instruments in church.
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