ἕδρα

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From ἕδος (hédos, seat), from ἕζομαι (hézomai, I sit)

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ἕδρᾱ (hédrā) (genitive ἕδρας); f, first declension

  1. seat, chair, stool, bench
    1. seat, abode, throne
    2. seat, place, base
    3. (in the plural) quarters of the sky in which omens appeared
    4. seat of a physiological process
  2. the act of sitting
    1. sitting still, inactivity, delay
    2. position
    3. sitting, session
  3. seat, breech, fundament
    1. (of animals) rump
  4. (geometry) face of a regular solid

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