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zabuton Line breaks: zabu|ton
Pronunciation: /ˈzabuːtɒn/ /zaˈbuːtɒn/

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Definition of zabuton in English:


A flat floor cushion for sitting or kneeling on.


Late 19th century: from Japanese, from za 'sitting' + buton, variant of futon.

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