emerita
adjective Etymology: Latin, feminine of emeritus Date: 1928 emeritus — used of a woman <
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  • Emerita — Emerita …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Emerita — may refer to several different things:* Emerita (genus), a genus of crustacean. *Emerita or Emerita Augusta, an ancient city of Spain, now called Mérida. *Saint Emerita, 3rd century martyr. See Digna and Emerita. *Emerita is also the feminine… …   Wikipedia

  • Emerita — ist der Name von Emerita (Schwester des Luzius von Chur), Heilige, in Trimmis verstorben Emerita (Rom), Heilige, in Rom verstorben Emerita (Zeitschrift), philologische Zeitschrift Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Emerita — Femelle d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • EMERITA — I. EMERITA Augusta, urbs Hisp. ad Lusitaniam spectans, Strabo. Est haec urbs cocco celebris, quod est rubrum granum cuius succo vellera tinguntur, Tyrio splendori neutiquam cedentia. Plin. l. 9. c. 41. Nunc urbec. tenuis, tantisper haud pridem… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • emerita — /i mer i teuh/, adj., n., pl. emeritae / tee /. adj. 1. (of a woman) retired or honorably discharged from active professional duty, but retaining the title of one s office or position: Kate Johnson, Professor Emerita of Music. n. 2. a woman with… …   Universalium

  • Emerita — lateinischer Ursprung, Nebenform von → Emerentia (Bedeutung: die Verdienstvolle). Namensträgerin: Hl. Emerita, katholische Märtyrerin …   Deutsch namen

  • emerita — e•mer•i•ta [[t]ɪˈmɛr ɪ tə[/t]] adj. n. pl. tae ( tē ). 1) cvb (of a woman) retired or honorably discharged from active professional duty but retaining the title of one s office or position: professor emerita of music[/ex] 2) cvb a woman with such …   From formal English to slang

  • emerita — I. ə̇ˈmerəd.ə, ēˈ , rətə noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, feminine of emeritus : a genus of anomuran decapod crustaceans (suborder Reptantia) widely distributed along sandy shores of both coasts of No. America and the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • emerita — adjective The female equivalent of emeritus …   Wiktionary

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