klismos

noun
klis·​mos | \ ˈklizˌmäs, -məs \
plural -es

Definition of klismos

: a chair of Greek design having a concavely curved back rail and curved legs

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History and Etymology for klismos

Greek, from klinein to lean, recline

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“Klismos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/klismos. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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