cattedra

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cathedra, from Ancient Greek καθέδρα ‎(kathédra), from κατά ‎(katá, above) + ἕδρα ‎(hédra, chair).

Noun[edit]

cattedra f ‎(plural cattedre)

  1. desk (of a teacher)
  2. throne (in a church, for use by a bishop or pope)
  3. chair, professorship (teaching post in a university)