recamier

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noun re·ca·mier \ ˌrā-käm-ˈyā \

Definition of recamier

:a sometimes backless couch with a high curved headrest and low footrest

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Origin and Etymology of recamier

from its appearance in a portrait of Mme. Récamier by Jacques-Louis David


Récamier

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biographical name Ré·ca·mi·er \ rā-ˈka-mē-ˌā , rā-kä-ˈmyā \

Definition of Récamier

Jeanne-Françoise-Julie-Adélaïde 1777–1849 Madame de Récamier née Bernard French society wit

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