Presbytera is a Greek title of honor that is used to refer to a priest's wife. It is derived from presbyteros—the Greek word for priest (literally, "elder").
Presbytera corresponds to the following equivalent titles:
- Albanian: Prifteresha
- Arabic: Khouria (from the word khoury, meaning "priest")
- Romanian: Preoteasa
- Russian: Matushka (literally means "mama," i.e., the intimate form of "mother")
- Serbian: Papadia
- Presbytera: The Life, Mission, and Service of the Priest's Wife, by Athanasia Papademetriou (ISBN 0972466142)