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zabuton

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

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

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Origin of zabuton

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