[za-boo-ton, -byoo-]


a large, flat cushion, used in Japan for sitting or kneeling on the floor.See also zafu.

Origin of zabuton

1885–90; < Japanese, equivalent to za seat (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese zuò sit) + -buton, combining form of futon futon Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019