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bottega

[ boh-tey-guh, buh-; Italian bawt-te-gah ]
/ boʊˈteɪ gə, bə-; Italian bɔtˈtɛ gɑ /
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noun, plural bot·te·gas, bot·te·ghe [boh-tey-gee, buh-; Italian bawt-te-ge] /boʊˈteɪ gi, bə-; Italian bɔtˈtɛ gɛ/.

the studio of a master artist, in which lesser artists, apprentices, or students learn by participating in the work.

RELATED WORDS

shop, salon, workshop, library, office, study, den, atelier

Nearby words

bots, botsares, botswana, bott, botte, bottega, botticelli, botticelli, sandro, bottine, bottle, bottle baby

Origin of bottega

1895–1900; < Italian: literally, shop < Latin apothēca; see apothecary
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