[ za-boo-ton, -byoo- ]
/ zæˈbu tɒn, -ˈbyu- /
a large, flat cushion, used in Japan for sitting or kneeling on the floor.See also zafu.
HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
Origin of zabuton
1885–90; < Japanese, equivalent to za seat (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese zuò sit) + -buton, combining form of futon futon
Words nearby zabuton
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020