Catabaptist
Catabaptist Cat`a*bap"tist, n. [Pref. cata + aptist. See {Baptist}.] (Eccl.) One who opposes baptism, especially of infants. [Obs.] --Featley. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • catabaptist — /kat euh bap tist/, n. Eccles. a person who is opposed to baptism. [1555 65; < LGk katabaptistés. See CATA , BAPTIST] * * * …   Universalium

  • catabaptist — cata·bap·tist …   English syllables

  • catabaptist —   n. opponent of infant baptism …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • catabaptist — |kad.ə| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: probably from New Latin catabaptista, from Late Greek katabaptistēs, from Greek kata cata + baptistēs baptizer more at baptist : one who opposes baptism …   Useful english dictionary

  • cata- — prefix (usu. cat before a vowel or h) 1 down, downwards (catadromous). 2 wrongly, badly (catachresis). Etymology: Gk kata down * * * prefix or cat or cath Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

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