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circa 1750, in the meaning defined above
French, literally, sofa, from Medieval Latin canopeum, canapeum mosquito net — more at canopy
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“Canapé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canap%C3%A9. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.
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