zabuton

[ za-boo-ton, -byoo- ]
/ zæˈbu tɒn, -ˈbyu- /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. zaanstad,
  2. zaatar,
  3. zabaglione,
  4. zabrze,
  5. zabulon,
  6. zacatecas,
  7. zacchaeus,
  8. zach,
  9. zachariah,
  10. zacharias

Origin of zabuton

1885–90; < Japanese, equivalent to za seat (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese zuò sit) + -buton, combining form of futon futon

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