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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French chaire, from Old French chaiere, chaere, inherited from Latin cathedra (seat), from Ancient Greek καθέδρα (kathédra). Doublet of cathèdre and chaise.

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chaire f (plural chaires)

  1. pulpit
  2. rostrum
  3. chair (of university)
  4. throne (of the pope)

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chaire

  1. Alternative form of chayer

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French chaiere, from Latin cathedra (seat), from Ancient Greek καθέδρα (kathédra).

NounEdit

chaire f (plural chaires)

  1. chair (item of furniture)
    • 1552, François Rabelais, Le Tiers Livre:
      Apportez moy a ce bout de table une chaire.
      Bring me a chair to the end of this table.

DescendantsEdit

  • French: chaire, chaise

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chaire

  1. Lenited form of caire.