Definition of Futon

1. Noun. Mattress consisting of a pad of cotton batting that is used for sleeping on the floor or on a raised frame.

Generic synonyms: Mattress
Geographical relationships: Japan, Nihon, Nippon



Definition of Futon

1. Noun. A thin mattress of tufted cotton or similar material, placed on a floor or on a raised, foldable frame as a bed. ¹

2. Noun. A round cushion used for Zen meditation (traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Futon

1. a cotton filled mattress for use as a bed [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Futon

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futilitarianism
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futon (current term)
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futurable
futural

Literary usage of Futon

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... 1867; one of the best of the older treatises is Mackenzie On tlu ' Syt and futon, 1841; in the first-mentioned treatise, a fall list is EZEKIEL ..."

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