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re·ca·mier

 (rā′kəm-yā′, rā-käm-)
n.
A couch or daybed typically having a high curved headboard and a low or absent footboard.

[After Jeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Bernard Récamierwho was depicted reclining on such a couch in a portrait by Jacques Louis David.]

récamier

(rekamje)
n
(Furniture) a chaise longue of the type that the famous literary Frenchwoman Madame Récamier (1777–1849) liked to lie on

re•ca•mier

(ˌreɪ kəˈmyeɪ)

n.
a usu. backless couch having curved arms often of unequal height.
[1920–25; after Madame Récamier]

Ré•ca•mier

(ˌreɪ kæmˈyeɪ)

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