Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. KAT-nis(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the English word katniss, the name of a variety of edible aquatic flowering plants (genus Sagittaria). Katniss Everdeen is the protagonist of The Hunger Games series of novels by Suzanne Collins, released 2008 to 2010, about a young woman forced to participate in a violent televised battle.


Entry added April 25, 2021