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kakebuton

[ kah-kuh-boo-ton ]
/ ˌkɑ kəˈbu tɒn /
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noun

a thin quilt or coverlet traditionally used when sleeping on a futon.

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Origin of kakebuton

<Japanese, equivalent to kake(y) to hang (transitive) (<*kaka-i) + -buton, combining form of futonfuton

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