John the Baptist

Definitions of John the Baptist

n (New Testament) a preacher and hermit and forerunner of Jesus (whom he baptized); was beheaded by Herod at the request of Salome

St. John the Baptist
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hermit, recluse, solitary, solitudinarian, troglodyte
one who lives in solitude
a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

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