WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Paimi•o chair′  (pīmē ō′),USA pronunciation 
  • Furniturea chair developed by Alvar Aalto between 1930 and 1933, having two continuous, ribbonlike elements made of bent laminated birch veneers forming the arms and legs and supporting a sheet of bent plywood that forms the back and seat.
    • after Paimio, Finland, site of a sanitorium which Aalto was designing when the chair was developed


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