bottega

[ boh-tey-guh, buh-; Italian bawt-te-gah ]
/ boʊˈteɪ gə, bə-; Italian bɔtˈtɛ gɑ /

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.

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Origin of bottega

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