Definition of tatami
: straw matting used as a floor covering in a Japanese home
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In Japan, this principle meant the widespread use of tatami -- floor mats made from rice straw.
Also in Shima, the rustic Hiogiso is a dockside ryokan with a cypress onsen and tatami-floor guest rooms.
This is a traditional Japanese guesthouse with three rooms to rent, each with futons and tatami mats.
The son of a dirt-poor weaver of tatami mats, Asahara attended a boarding school for the blind.
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Origin and Etymology of tatami
First Known Use: 1614See Words from the same year
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