Klismos definition

klĭzmŏs
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A type of chair originating in ancient Greece, having curved, splayed legs and a concave backrest.
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Noun

Singular:
klismos
Plural:
klismoi

Origin of klismos

  • Greek from klīnein to lean klei-

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition