Katherine

[ kath-er-in, kath-rin ]
/ ˈkæθ ər ɪn, ˈkæθ rɪn /
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noun

a female given name: from the Greek word meaning “pure.”

Also Kath·a·rine, Kath·ryn, Kath·rynne [kath-rin] /ˈkæθ rɪn/.

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Katherine

fem. proper name, also Katharine, see Catherine.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper