meridienne

méridienne

[muh-rid-ee-en, muh-rid-ee-en; French mey-ree-dyen]
noun, plural méridiennes [muh-rid-ee-enz, muh-rid-ee-enz; French mey-ree-dyen] . French Furniture.
a short sofa of the Empire period, having arms of unequal height connected by a back with a sloping top.

Origin:
< French, special use of feminine of méridien meridian (adj.)

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