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bottega

[boh-tey-guh, buh-; Italian bawt-te-gah] /boʊˈteɪ gə, bə-; Italian bɔtˈtɛ gɑ/
noun, plural bottegas, botteghe
[boh-tey-gee, buh-; Italian bawt-te-ge] /boʊˈteɪ gi, bə-; Italian bɔtˈtɛ gɛ/ (Show IPA)
1.
the studio of a master artist, in which lesser artists, apprentices, or students learn by participating in the work.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Italian: literally, shop < Latin apothēca; see apothecary
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