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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Japanese 布団 (futon, ふとん), from Middle Chinese 蒲團 (bu-dwan, meditation cushion) (compare Mandarin 蒲团 (pútuán)), 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. accusative singular of futo

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futon

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ふとん