- flooring material of woven straw, used traditionally in Japanese homes
- pl. -·mi or -·mis a floor mat of this material, typically of a standard size for modular use
Origin of tatamiJapanese from nominal form of tatamu, to fold up, pile up
nounpl. tatami, or ta·ta·mis
Straw matting used as a floor covering especially in a Japanese house.
Origin of tatamiJapanese
(plural tatamis or tatami)
From Japanese ç•³ (ãŸãŸã¿, tatami).