Meaning of tulip chair

tu'lip chair"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an armchair designed by Eero Saarinen in 1956, having a contoured seat of molded plastic supported by a slender, stemlike pedestal of plastic-covered cast metal that terminates in a large, flat, round foot. Also called
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