- bishop's throne
Other Word Forms of Cathedra
Origin of Cathedra
From Latin cathedra (“seat”), from Ancient Greek καθέδρα (kathedra, “chair of a teacher, throne”), from κατά (kata, “down”) + ἕδρα (hedra, “seat”)
Middle English from Latin chair from Greek kathedrā kat-, kata- cata- hedrā seat sed- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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