Catharistic
adjective see Cathar

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • catharistic — cath·a·ris·tic …   English syllables

  • catharistic — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷|ristik adjective Usage: usually capitalized : of or relating to the Cathari or their doctrines and practices …   Useful english dictionary

  • Albigenses — noun plural Etymology: Medieval Latin, plural of Albigensis, literally, inhabitant of Albi, from Albiga (Albi), France Date: 1580 members of a Catharistic sect of southern France flourishing primarily in the 12th and 13th centuries • Albigensian… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cathar — noun (plural Cathari or Cathars) Etymology: Late Latin cathari (plural), from Late Greek katharoi, from Greek, plural of katharos pure Date: 1634 a member of one of various ascetic and dualistic Christian sects especially of the later …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Albigenses — Albigensian /al bi jen see euhn, sheuhn/, adj., n. Albigensianism, n. /al bi jen seez/, n.pl. members of a Catharistic sect in the south of France that arose in the 11th century and was exterminated in the 13th century by a crusade (Albigensian… …   Universalium

  • Cathar — Catharism, n. Catharistic, adj. /kath ahr/, n., pl. Cathari / euh ruy /, Cathars. (in medieval Europe) a member of any of several rigorously ascetic Christian sects maintaining a dualistic theology. Also called Catharist /kath euhr ist/. [1630… …   Universalium

  • Albigenses — • A neo Manichæan sect that flourished in southern France in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Albigenses     Albigenses      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Catharist — adjective relating to Cathari and/or according to Catharism Syn: Catharistic …   Wiktionary

  • bugger — [16] The Bulgarians, belonging from the early Christian era to the Eastern Orthodox Church, were regarded by Western Europeans as heretics. Thus it was that the Latin word Bulgarus came to be applied generically to any heretic, and eventually… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • bugger — [16] The Bulgarians, belonging from the early Christian era to the Eastern Orthodox Church, were regarded by Western Europeans as heretics. Thus it was that the Latin word Bulgarus came to be applied generically to any heretic, and eventually… …   Word origins

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