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  • n. In furniture design, a curved leg with outcurved knee and incurved ankle. A signature design element of the Queen Anne style of furniture, the cabriole predates both 18th century England and Italy. The style originated in Italy and is a conventionalized representation of the rear leg of a leaping goat.

Etymologies

From Italian, cabriole ('goat's leap'). (Wiktionary)

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