christen

Derivation

  • Greek: chrio, anoint

Article

  • to administer the Sacrament of Baptism
  • to name in Baptism
  • to name in some ceremony analogous to Baptism; hence, to name

MLA Citation

  • “christen”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 May 2014. Web. 22 March 2019. <>