Wood that has been steamed until pliable and then bent into shape.(noun)
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Use "bentwood" in a sentence
"Oak table painted White with four very sturdy metal chairs in the "bentwood" style."
"The four solid wood chairs were created using the bentwood technique where the furniture is sculpted via steaming and molding."
"Square wooden tables, aged to look antique, and vintage-style bentwood chairs bring in a bit of Europe."