mission furniture

noun

Definition of mission furniture

: plain, dark, heavy furniture of a style characterized by straight lines and square sections

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History and Etymology for mission furniture

so called from the occurrence of this style in the Spanish missions of the U.S. Southwest

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“Mission furniture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mission%20furniture. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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