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NOUN (4)

1. a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I);
[syn: Ottoman, Ottoman Turk, Osmanli]

2. the Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I;
[syn: Ottoman, Ottoman dynasty]

3. thick cushion used as a seat;
[syn: ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff, hassock]

4. a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person;
[syn: footstool, footrest, ottoman, tuffet]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. of or relating to the Ottoman Empire or its people or its culture;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ottoman \Ot"to*man\, n.; pl. Ottomans. 1. A Turk. [1913 Webster] 2. [F. ottomane, from ottoman Turkish.] A stuffed seat without a back, originally used in Turkey. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ottoman \Ot"to*man\, a. [F. ottoman: cf. It. ottomano, ottomanno; -- from Othoman, Othman, or Osman, the name of a sultan who assumed the government of Turkey about the year 1300. Cf. Osmanli, Ottoman a stuffed seat.] Of or pertaining to the Turks; as, the Ottoman power or empire. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Ottoman adj 1: of or relating to the Ottoman Empire or its people or its culture n 1: a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I) [syn: Ottoman, Ottoman Turk, Osmanli] 2: the Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I [syn: Ottoman, Ottoman dynasty] 3: thick cushion used as a seat [syn: ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff, hassock] 4: a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person [syn: footstool, footrest, ottoman, tuffet]