Parsons table

noun
Par·​sons ta·​ble | \ ˈpär-sᵊnz- How to pronounce Parsons table (audio) \

Definition of Parsons table

: a usually rectangular table having straight legs that are flush with the edge of the top

First Known Use of Parsons table

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Parsons table

Parsons School of Design, New York City

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“Parsons table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parsons%20table. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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