Parsons table


Par·​sons ta·​ble ˈpär-sᵊnz- How to pronounce Parsons table (audio)
: a usually rectangular table having straight legs that are flush with the edge of the top

Word History


Parsons School of Design, New York City

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Parsons table was in 1966

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“Parsons table.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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