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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