bottega

bottega

[boh-tey-guh, buh-; Italian bawt-te-gah]
noun, plural bottegas, botteghe [boh-tey-gee, buh-; Italian bawt-te-ge] .
the studio of a master artist, in which lesser artists, apprentices, or students learn by participating in the work.

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

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