cathedra
noun Etymology: Latin, chair — more at chair Date: circa 1797 a bishop's official throne

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  • Cathedra — Cath e*dra, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? seat. See {Chair}.] The official chair or throne of a bishop, or of any person in high authority. [1913 Webster] {Ex cathedra} [L., from the chair], in the exercise of one s office; with authority. [1913 Webster] The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cathedra — (Kathedra), der bischöfliche Stuhl; daher heißt eine Kirche, in der eine Cathedra steht (die Hauptkirche eines Bistums), Kathedrale …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • cáthedra — V. «ex cáthedra» …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cathedra —   [griechisch lateinisch »Sessel«] die, /...drae, Bischofsstuhl.   * * * Ca|the|dra [ ka:tedra], die; , ...rae [...rɛ; lat. cathedra ↑Katheder]: 1. [Lehr]stuhl. 2. Ehrensitz, bes. eines Bischofs od. des Papstes: C. Sancti Petri (der Päpstliche… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cathedra — seat of a bishop in his church, from L. cathedra (see CATHEDRAL (Cf. cathedral)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cathedra — [kath′i drə, kə thē′drə] n. [L, a chair, office of a teacher (in LL(Ec), of a bishop) < Gr kathedra, a seat, bench < kata , down + hedra, a seat < hezesthai, SIT] 1. the throne of a bishop in a cathedral 2. the episcopal see 3. any seat… …   English World dictionary

  • Cathĕdra — (v. gr.), 1) Katheder; 2) tragbarer Sessel, Sänfte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cathedra — (griech. lat.), Sessel, Lehnstuhl, Katheder; auch Bischofsitz. C. Petri, der Stuhl Petri oder der päpstliche Stuhl …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cathedra — Cathĕdra (lat.), Sessel; Lehrstuhl, Katheder; Bischofssitz. C. Petri, der päpstl. Stuhl …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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