- of the Ottoman Empire
Origin of OttomanFrench ; from Italian Ottomano ; from Medieval Latin Ottomanus ; from Arabic uncertain or unknown; perhaps uthm?n?, adjective form of uncertain or unknown; perhaps uthm?n, Osman
- a Turk belonging to the tribe or family of Osman; Othman
Origin of OttomanFr ottomane < fem. of adj.
- a low, cushioned seat without a back or arms
- a kind of couch or divan, with or without a back
- a low, cushioned footstool
- a corded fabric of silk, rayon, etc., with wide, flat ribs
- a. An upholstered sofa or divan without arms or a back.b. An upholstered low seat or cushioned footstool.
- A heavy silk or rayon fabric with a corded texture, usually used for coats and trimmings.
Origin of ottomanFrench ottomane, feminine of ottoman, Ottoman; see Ottoman.
- Of or relating to the Ottoman Empire or its people, language, or culture.
Origin of OttomanFrench, from New Latin ottomanus, ultimately (perhap influenced by Medieval Latin turcomannus, Turkmen) from Arabic ‘u&tlowmac;man&imacron;, of Osman I, Ottoman, from ‘u&tlowmac;man, original Arabic form and source of the Turkish male given name Osman.
- A Turk from the period of Ottoman Empire.
- Of the Islamic empire of Turkey.
From Middle French Ottoman, from post-classical Latin Ottomanus, from Ottoman Turkish Ø¹Ø«Ù…Ø§Ù†, from Arabic personal name Ø¹Ø«Ù…Ø§Ù† (Ê¿uthmÄn). Osman is the Turkish spelling of the male Arabic given name Uthman, therefore the Ottoman Empire is sometimes referred to as the Osman Empire, Osmanic Empire, or Osmanian Empire, after Osman I.