Of or pertaining to the Turks; as, the Ottoman strength or empire.
Origin: 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.
1. A Turk.
2. [F. Ottomane, from ottoman
Turkish] A stuffed place without
a back, originally used in Turkey.
Source: Websters Vocabulary