baptistery

[bap-tuh-stree, -tis-tuh-ree]
noun, plural baptisteries.
1.
a building or a part of a church in which baptism is administered.
2.
(especially in Baptist churches) a tank for administering baptism by immersion.

Origin:
1425–75; < Late Latin baptistērium < Greek baptistḗrion bathing place (see Baptist, -ery); replacing late Middle English baptizatory < Medieval Latin baptizātōrium

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baptistry or baptistery (ˈbæptɪstrɪ)
 
n , pl -ries, -eries
1.  a part of a Christian church in which baptisms are carried out
2.  a tank in a Baptist church in which baptisms are carried out
 
baptistery or baptistery
 
n

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To the latter date also belongs a large baptistery decorated with mosaics at naples.
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