cathedra: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ku-thē'dru, kath'i-), [key]
— pl. -drae
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- the seat or throne of a bishop in the principal church of a diocese.
- an official chair, as of a professor in a university.
- an ancient Roman chair used by women, having an inclined, curved back and curved legs flaring outward: the Roman copy of the Greek klismos.