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futon

See also: Futon and fūton

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EtymologyEdit

Japanese 布団 (futon ふとん), from Middle Chinese 蒲團 (bu-dwan "meditation cushion") (compare Mandarin pútuán 蒲团), from ("cattail") + ("sphere", "round object").

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futon (plural futons)

  1. A thin mattress of tufted cotton or similar material, placed on a floor or on a raised, foldable frame as a bed.
  2. A round cushion used for Zen meditation (traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves)

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futon

  1. rōmaji reading of ふとん