Ottoman vs Imaret - What's the difference?

ottoman | imaret |


As nouns the difference between ottoman and imaret

is that ottoman is ottoman (furniture ) while imaret is an ottoman soup kitchen built between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries, often part of a larger complex or waqf.

ottoman

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An upholstered sofa, without arms or a back, sometimes with a compartment for storing linen, etc.
  • A low stool or thick cushion used to rest the feet or as a seat.
  • A fabric with a pronounced ribbed or corded effect, often made of silk or a mixture .
  • Synonyms

    * (low furniture item to prop feet ): footstool, hassock, pouffe

    See also

    * chesago

    imaret

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia imaret)
  • An Ottoman soup kitchen built between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries, often part of a larger complex or waqf.