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Cathar

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noun Cath·ar \ˈka-ˌthär\

Definition of Cathar

plural

Cathari

play \ˈka-thə-ˌrī, -ˌrē\ or

Cathars

  1. :  a member of one of various ascetic and dualistic Christian sects especially of the later Middle Ages teaching that matter is evil and professing faith in an angelic Christ who did not really undergo human birth or death

Catharism

play \ˈka-thə-ˌri-zəm\ noun

Catharist

play \-rist\ or

Catharistic

play \ˌka-thə-ˈris-tik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of cathar

Late Latin cathari (plural), from Late Greek katharoi, from Greek, plural of katharos pure


First Known Use: 1634

Rhymes with cathar

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