Recamier

[ rey-kuh-myey ]
/ ˌreɪ kəˈmyeɪ /

noun

a backless day bed of the Directoire and Empire periods, having raised ends of equal height.

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Origin of Recamier

1920–25; after Madame Récamier

Definition for Recamier (2 of 2)

Récamier
[ rey-ka-myey ]
/ reɪ kaˈmyeɪ /

noun

Madame Jeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Bernard, 1777–1849, French social leader in the literary and political circles of Paris.
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