Name, female. Derived from the Ancient Greek katharsis
, meaning purification and cleanliness, mostly in the sense of cleansing the soul with tragedy plays.
saints: Catharina of Alexandria, who argued Christian doctrine
with heathen philosophers, martyred in 307 AD. Catharina of Siena, mystic, nun and writer, died 1380.
Free Daily Email
Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!
Emails are sent from email@example.com. We'll never spam you.