Savonarola chair

noun
Savona·​ro·​la chair | \ ˌsavə|nəˈrōlə-, səˌvä| \

Definition of Savonarola chair

: a folding X-shaped chair of Italian Renaissance style that has interlaced curved slats pivoted at their intersections

called also scissors chair

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History and Etymology for Savonarola chair

after Girolamo Savonarola †1498 Italian religious reformer

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“Savonarola chair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Savonarola%20chair. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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