Meaning of tatami

ta•ta•mi

Pronunciation: (tu-tä'mē), [key]
— pl. -mi, -mis.
  1. (in Japanese houses) any of a number of thick, woven straw mats of uniform dimensions, about three feet by six feet (91 cm by 183 cm), the placing of which determines the dimensions of an interior.
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