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typothetae

[ tahy-poth-i-tee, tahy-puh-thee-tee ]
/ taɪˈpɒθ ɪˌti, ˌtaɪ pəˈθi ti /
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plural noun

printers, especially master printers: used in the names of associations.

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Origin of typothetae

<New Latin, equivalent to Greek týpo(s) type + -thetae, Latinized plural of Greek thétēs one who places; see thetic
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British Dictionary definitions for typothetae

typothetae
/ (taɪˈpɒθɪˌtiː, ˌtaɪpəˈθiːtiː) /

pl n

US printers collectively; used in the names of organized associations, as of master printers

Word Origin for typothetae

C19: New Latin: typesetters, from Greek tupos type + thetēs one who places, from tithenai to place
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