Catharistic vs Cathar - What's the difference?

catharistic | cathar | Derived terms |

Catharistic is a derived term of cathar.


As a noun cathar is

a member of certain so self-styled novatian and other christian sects embracing a form of dualism and extraordinary practices adhering to mary magdalene's teachings, persecuted by roman catholics as heretics.

catharistic

Not English

Catharistic has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'catharistic':

citraconic, codirector, cauterizer, cauteriser, citharistic

cathar

English

(wikipedia Cathar)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A member of certain so self-styled Novatian and other Christian sects embracing a form of dualism and extraordinary practices adhering to Mary Magdalene's teachings, persecuted by Roman Catholics as heretics.
  • :The Albigenses, famous Cathars in and around Albi (southern France), were eradicated in a bloody ‘crusade’.
  • Usage notes

    Most often used in the plural.

    Derived terms

    * Catharism * Catharist * Catharistic

    See also

    * Albigenses * Bogomil, Bogomile