Definition of ottoman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɒtəmən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːtəmən//
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a piece of furniture like a large box with a soft top, used for storing things in and sitting on Word Origin early 19th cent.: from French ottomane, feminine of ottoman ‘Ottoman’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ottoman