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noun, plural klis·moi [kliz-moi] /ˈklɪz mɔɪ/.
  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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Origin of klismos

< Greek, akin to klī́nein to lean1
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