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Biedermeier

adjective Bie·der·mei·er \ˈbē-dər-ˌmī(-ə)r\

Definition of BIEDERMEIER

:  of a style of unostentatious furniture and interior decoration popular especially with the middle class in early 19th century Germany
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Origin of BIEDERMEIER

after Gottlieb Biedermeier, satirical name for an uninspired German bourgeois
First Known Use: 1905

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