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klismos

[ kliz-mos ]

noun

, plural klis·moi [kliz, -moi].
  1. an ancient Greek chair, having a deep top rail curving forward from the back, and having legs curving upward and inward: imitated during various classical revivals, especially in the early 19th century.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of klismos1

< Greek, akin to klī́nein to lean 1

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