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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: ottomane, from ottoman 'Turkish', from Arabic 'othmani, from 'Othman 'Osman', first ruler of the Ottoman Empire

ottoman

noun
     
Related topics: Furniture
ot‧to‧man [countable]
DHF a piece of furniture like a large box with a soft top, used as a seat, for resting your feet on when you are sitting, or for storing things

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