|Origin:||couche, from coucher 'to lie', from Latin collocare 'to put in place'; COLLOCATE|
Related topics: Furniture
couch1 plural couches [countable]
a comfortable piece of furniture big enough for two or three people to sit on [= sofa, settee]:
Tom offered to sleep on the couch.
a long narrow bed for a doctor's or psychiatrist's patients to lie on