What is the meaning of the furniture term Demilune?

The term demilune refers to a type of furniture design that is shaped like a half-moon or crescent. It is commonly used to describe tables, cabinets, or consoles that have a curved or semi-circular front. The word demilune is derived from the French words demi (meaning half) and lune (meaning moon), which accurately represents the shape of this furniture piece. Half round in plan, as in a commode or console.
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