“a form of polytheism characteristic of the Vedic religion, in which one god at a time is considered supreme,” 1865, coined in German by Max Müller from Greek kath’ hena “one by one” + theism. Müller also coined henotheism (1860), from Greek henos “one,” for “faith in a single god” as distinguished from exclusive belief in only one god, in writings on early Hebrew religion.
[kath-er-in, kath-rin] /ˈkæθ ər ɪn, ˈkæθ rɪn/ noun 1. a female given name: from the Greek word meaning “pure.”. fem. proper name, also Katharine, see Catherine.
[kah-tee-uh-wahr] /ˌkɑ ti əˈwɑr/ noun 1. a peninsula on the W coast of India. /ˌkætɪəˈwɑː/ noun 1. a large peninsula of W India, in Gujarat between the Gulf of Kutch and the Gulf of Cambay. Area: about 60 690 sq km (23 430 sq miles)
[Greek kah-theez-mah; English ka-thiz-muh] /Greek ˈkɑ θiz mɑ; English kæˈθɪz mə/ noun, plural kathismata [Greek kah-theez-mah-tah; English ka-thiz-muh-tuh] /Greek kɑˈθiz mɑ tɑ; English kæˈθɪz mə tə/ (Show IPA) 1. one of the 20 divisions of the Psalter in the Greek rite.
noun a passion for sitting down; also written cathisomania See cathisomania Word Origin Greek kathizein ‘to sit’