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klismos

[kliz-mos] /ˈklɪz mɒs/
noun, plural klismoi
[kliz-moi] /ˈklɪz mɔɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
an ancient Greek chair, having a deep top rail curving forward from the back, and having legs curving upward and inward: imitated during various classical revivals, especially in the early 19th century.
Origin
< Greek, akin to klī́nein to lean1
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