Definitions for recamierˌreɪ kəˈmyeɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•ca•mierˌreɪ kəˈmyeɪ(n.)

  1. a usu. backless couch having curved arms often of unequal height.

    Category: Furniture

Origin of recamier:

1920–25; after Madame Récamier

Ré•ca•mierˌreɪ kæmˈyeɪ(n.)

  1. Madame (Jeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Bernard), 1777–1849, influential French salon hostess.

    Category: Biography

Wiktionary

  1. recamier(Noun)

    An old-fashioned couch with headrest and footrest.

  2. Origin: From récamier, named after the 19th century French socialite Juliette Récamier.

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