sgabello

sgabello

[skah-bel-oh; Italian zgah-bel-law]
noun, plural sgabellos Italian, sgabelli [zgah-bel-lee] . Italian Furniture.
a side chair of the Renaissance, consisting of a small seat, usually octagonal, often resting on a cubical part and supported either on two carved planks set transversely on edge or on three legs, with a back formed from a carved plank.

Origin:
1955–60; < Italian < Latin scabellum footstool, variant of scabillum, diminutive of scamnum stool, bench (< *scabh-nom)

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