Xanthippe

Pronunciation
KSAN-TEEP-PE (Classical Greek), zan-TIP-ee (English)
Tags
history, yellow, Orthodox Saints

More info about the name "Xanthippe"

Feminine form of XANTHIPPOS. This was the name of the wife of Socrates. Because of her supposedly argumentative nature, the name has been adopted (in the modern era) as a word for a scolding, ill-tempered woman.

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