St. John the Baptist

Definitions of St. John the Baptist
  1. noun
    (New Testament) a preacher and hermit and forerunner of Jesus (whom he baptized); was beheaded by Herod at the request of Salome
    synonyms: 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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