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[skah-bel-oh; Italian zgah-bel-law] /skɑˈbɛl oʊ; Italian zgɑˈbɛl lɔ/
noun, plural sgabellos Italian, sgabelli
[zgah-bel-lee] /zgɑˈbɛl li/ (Show IPA).
Italian Furniture.
a side chair of the Renaissance, consisting of a small seat, usually octagonal, often resting on a cubical part and supported either on two carved planks set transversely on edge or on three legs, with a back formed from a carved plank.
Origin of sgabello
1955-60; < Italian < Latin scabellum footstool, variant of scabillum, diminutive of scamnum stool, bench (< *scabh-nom) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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