ty·​poth·​e·​tae | \ tīˈpäthəˌtē sometimes tə̇ˈp-\

Definition of typothetae

: an association of master printers (as in the U.S. and Canada)

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History and Etymology for typothetae

New Latin, literally, typesetters, from typ- + Greek -thetai, plural of -thetēs (from tithenai to place, set)

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